Guidelines address screening for nonviral STIs in teens, young adults

07/6/2014 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Routine care for nonviral sexually transmitted infections should include risk assessments, screening and treatment, and prevention counseling, the American Academy of Pediatrics said in a policy statement. Young women should be tested regularly for chlamydia and gonorrhea, while sexually active teen and young adult men who had sex with men should be screened for syphilis, according to the statement published in the journal Pediatrics.

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