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The Contagion® Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) specialty page provides STD-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES VIDEOS - Page 7

When Comorbidities Influence HIV Management
In this segment, Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Ian Frank, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, outline various comorbidities that can influence HIV treatment selection, such as kidney disease, or hepatitis B or C.
HIV in Pregnancy
Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, discuss the optimal approach for treating patients with an HIV infection during pregnancy and the risks for the unborn child.
Nuances of First-line Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV
Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Ian Frank, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, describe the factors they consider when deciding on a first-line antiretroviral therapy in a patient with an HIV infection.
Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV
In this segment, Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Ian Frank, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, outline the optimal timing for initiation of antiretroviral therapy in patients with HIV infections and what they are looking for in terms of therapeutic response.
Pre- and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis in HIV
Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Ian Frank, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, explain various strategies for preventing HIV infections in at-risk individuals who have never been exposed to the virus and in those who have, such as through occupational exposures.
Who Should Be Tested for HIV?
In this opening segment to the Contagion® Peer Exchange® entitled, “Optimizing Outcomes in the Treatment of HIV,” expert panelists Eric S. Daar, MD; Joseph Eron, MD; Ian Frank, MD; Peter L. Salgo, MD; and Paul E. Sax, MD, discuss the rationale behind targeted versus widespread HIV testing, and who is at highest risk for infection.
Limitations of CDC's STD Testing Guidelines
Oluwatoyin (Toyin) Adeyemi, MD, attending physician of infectious diseases at Cook County Health and Hospital System, discusses the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing guidelines.
Zika and Sexual Transmission: Is Zika An STD?
Stephen Redd, MD (RADM, USPHS), Director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), discusses Zika and sexual transmission.
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