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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 8

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.
Can a Genital Herpes Vaccine Protect Against Oral Herpes?
Kenneth Fife, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine at Indiana University, School of Medicine, discusses whether or not his genital herpes vaccine, GEN-003, can protect against oral herpes.
Manipulating the Immune System to Fight Genital Herpes
Kenneth Fife, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine at Indiana University, School of Medicine, discusses manipulating the immune system to fight genital herpes.
Michigan Varicella Outbreak Associated with Riding a School Bus
A varicella outbreak that had occurred last year in Michigan is thought to be associated with riding on a school bus, which makes small, enclosed spaces, such as a school bus, a risk factor for both transmitting and acquiring airborne diseases.
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