Accession Number:

ADA346775

Title:

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Volume 47. Number RR-1. 1998 Guidelines for Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL ATLANTA GA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-01-23

Pagination or Media Count:

128.0

Abstract:

The MMWR series of publications is published by the Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30333. These guidelines for the treatment of patients who have sexually transmitted diseases STDs were developed by CDC staff members after consultation with a group of invited experts who met in Atlanta on February 10-12, 1997. The information in this report updates the 1993 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines MMWR 199342fna RR- 141. Included are new recommendations for treatment of primary and recurrent genital herpes and management of pelvic inflammatory disease a new patient-applied medication for treatment of genital warts and a revised approach to the management of victims of sexual assault. Revised sections describe the evaluation of arthritis and the diagnostic evaluation of congenital syphilis. These guidelines also include expanded sections concerning STDs among infants, children, and pregnant- women and the management of patients who have asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus infection, genital warts, and genital herpes. Guidelines are provided for vaccine-preventable STDs, including recommendations for the use of patients and hepatitis B vaccines.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE