Medscape Commentaries

CDC Expert Commentaries on Medscape are part of a collaboration between CDC and Medscape. They are designed to deliver CDC’s authoritative guidance directly to Medscape’s physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals. NCHHSTP contributes regular Medscape commentaries on a variety of topics.

Laura Bachmann MD, MPH

A Devastating Surge in Congenital Syphilis: How Can We Stop It?
(STD: Laura Bachmann, MD, MPH)
Posting date: January 23, 2019

Philip S. LoBue

Latent TB: Updated Treatment Recommendations
(TB: Philip S. LoBue, MD)
Posting date: December 17, 2018

Dr Phil Peters

A Call for Early HIV Diagnosis
(HIV: Phil Peters, MD)
Posting date: January 29, 2018

Dr Gail Bolan

Protect Patients From a Surge in STDs
(STD: Gail Bolan, MD)
Posting date: January 16, 2018

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Health Risks Faced by Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth
(LBG Youth: Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH)
Posting date: May 22, 2017

Gail Bolan, MD

Emerging Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea: What’s New and What Now?
(STD: Gail Bolan, MD)
Posting date: Monday, March 06, 2017

Philip LoBue, MD

Latent Tuberculosis: New Testing Recommendations
(TB: Philip LoBue, MD)
Posting date: December 19, 2016

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Preventing HIV Infection in the Primary Care Setting: The Role of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
(Michael S. Saag, MD; Demetre C. Daskalakis, MD, MPH; Christian B. Ramers, MD, MPH, AAHIVS; Dawn K. Smith, MD, MS, MPH)
Posting date: September 20, 2016

Sarah Kidd, MD, MPH

Congenital Syphilis Is on the Rise? Reviewing Prevention Steps
(STD: Sarah Kidd, MD, MPH)
Posting date: Monday, July 19, 2016

Scott Holmberg, MD

Acute Hepatitis C Infection in Young Persons Who Use Drugs
(DVH: Scott Holmberg, MD)
Posting date: January 11, 2016

Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH

PrEP: Simple and Effective Yet Underused
(HIV: Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH)
Posting date: November 30, 2015

Kimberly Workowski, MD

New STD Guidelines for 2015
(STD: Kimberly Workowski, MD)
Posting date: Monday, October 5, 2015

Sarah Schillie, MD, MPH, MBA

Prevention of Perinatal Hepatitis B Transmission
(Viral Hepatitis: Sarah Schillie, MD, MPH, MBA)
Posting date: September 08, 2015

Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH

The HIV/HCV Outbreak in Indiana: Could It Happen in Your State?
(HIV: Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH)
Posting date: August 24, 2015

Lauri Markowitz, MD

Common Questions about 9-Valent HPV Vaccine
(STD: Lauri Markowitz, MD)
Posting date: June 22, 2015

Philip Peters, MD

New HIV Testing Algorithm: A Promising Tool in the Fight Against HIV
(HIV: Philip Peters, MD)
Posting date: January 12, 2015

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

HIV Care Saves Lives
(HIV: Tom Frieden, MD, MPH)
Posting date: August 24, 2015

John Brooks, MD

Smoking and HIV: A Risky Combination
(HIV: John Brooks, MD)
Posting date: December 22, 2014

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Protect the Next Generation: Recommend the HPV Vaccine
(STD: Tom Frieden, MD, MPH)
Posting date: August 18, 2014

Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH

HIV Guidelines Updated: Four Groups That Should Receive PrEP
(HIV: Jonathan Mermin, MD, MPH)
Posting date: May 14, 2014

Sundari Mase, MD, MPH

New Drug Available to Treat Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
(TB: Sundari Mase, MD, MPH)
Posting date: March 31, 2014

Birth Cohort-Based Screening: A New Strategy for Reducing HCV-Related Morbidity and Mortality

Contents of This CME/CE Activity

John Ward, MD

Part 1. CDC Recommendations: One-Time HCV Testing and Linkage to Care for Persons Born 1945-1965
(Viral Hepatitis: John Ward, MD)
Posting date: October 02, 2013

Hashem El-Serag, MD, MPH

Part 2. Missed Opportunities in the Past: Dealing With the Consequences of HCV Infection Decades Later
(Viral Hepatitis: Hashem El-Serag, MD, MPH)
Posting date: October 02, 2013

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Part 3. Your Patient Tests Positive for HCV: Now What?
(Viral Hepatitis: Ray Kim, MD)
Posting date: October 02, 2013

Anne Schuchat, MD

Recommending HPV Vaccine Successfully
(STD: Anne Schuchat, MD)
Posting date: September 03, 2013

Chong-Gee Teo, MD, PhD

Testing for Hepatitis C: New Guidance
(Viral Hepatitis: Chong-Gee Teo, MD, PhD)
Posting date: July 29, 2013

Trudy Murphy, MD

Hepatitis B Vaccine for Adults With Diabetes
(Viral Hepatitis: Trudy Murphy, MD)
Posting date: July 23, 2012

Kenneth G. Castro, MD

New Regimen Makes Treating Latent Tuberculosis Infection
(TB: Kenneth G. Castro, MD)
Posting date: May 22, 2012

John W. Ward, MD

A Silent Epidemic: Why Chronic Hepatitis B Matters
(Viral Hepatitis: John W. Ward, MD)
Posting date: March 14, 2012

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