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CDC Guidelines: 2015 STD Treatment Recommendations

Advice for treating transgender patients included in update

The CDC’s updated sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines include the following changes from the 2010 recommendations:

•alternative treatments for Neisseria gonorrhoeae

•nucleic acid amplification tests for trichomoniasis diagnosis

•alternative treatment options for genital warts

•the role of Mycoplasma genitalium in urethritis/cervicitis

•updated HPV vaccine recommendations

•clinical management of transgender patients

•hepatitis C testing in HIV-positive patients

•updated diagnostic recommendations for urethritis

Access the guideline poster here on the CDC website. http://www.cdc.gov/std/tg2015/2015-poster-press.pdf

Citation: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015. CDC website. http://www.cdc.gov/std/tg2015/default.htm. Updated June 5, 2015. Accessed June 9, 2015.