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2015 STD Treatment Guidelines

Recommendations for treating persons who have or are at risk for STDs. Includes regimens, evidence tables, wall chart, and pocket guide. The 2015 Guidelines update the previous 2010 Guidelines with new diagnostic, treatment, and prevention recommendations for STDs.

Expedited Partner Therapy

Providing prescriptions or medications to the patient to take to his/her partner without the health care provider first examining the partner.

Additional Resources

General STD treatment updates and resources, including Dear Colleague Letters, podcasts, and scientific articles.


Public Health and Primary Care: Forging Partnerships That Matter (May 20, 2016)

Bicillin-LA Shortage (updated May 23, 2016)

2015 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines Update Webinar in Spanish - April 5, 2016, 1-2 PM EDT, Continuing education credits available

Keep an Eye Out For Ocular Syphilis - Tom Peterman, MD, MSc; Kimberly Workowski, MD discuss the recent increase in ocular syphilis cases and provide physicians with information on diagnosis and treatment in this Medscape CDC Expert Commentary (Requires free membership to access commentary) (February 8, 2016)

Increase in Incidence of Congenital Syphilis — United States, 2012–2014  MMWR November 13, 2015

          Dear Colleague Letter

Clinical Advisory: Ocular Syphilis in the United States (October 16, 2015)

New STD Guidelines for 2015 - CDC Expert Commentary featuring Kimberly Workowski, MD (October 5, 2015)

Four Underused Clinical Preventive Services for Adolescents – Featuring Lorraine Yeung, MD, MPH. This Doctor’s Channel video highlights underused pediatric clinical preventive services for adolescents based on a CDC Report (July 9, 2015)

2015 STD Treatment Guidelines Overview Webinar - Monday, June 22, 2015 - View Recording - CE credits available

          Questions & Answers (February 17. 2016)