Tag Archives: treatment

Can Text Messaging Results Reduce Time to Treatment of Chlamydia Trachomatis? (2009)

This article, published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections, examines the impact of text messaging as the preferred method of communicating positive Chlamydia trachomatis test results to patients and see if there was a reduction time to treatment. The researchers found no significant difference in median time to treatment for all patients, which differed from an earlier […]

HPV Fact Sheet (2014)

This fact sheet, published by the Centers for Disease Control, provides information about Human papillomavirus (HPV).  Information about symptoms, prevalence, treatment, HPV & cancer and vaccination are included. Link to CDC’s HPV Fact Sheet There are additional HPV fact sheets that focus on specific topics as well: Link to HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancer Fact Sheet Link to Making […]

Herpes Fact Sheet (2014)

The Herpes Fact Sheet published by the Centers for Disease Control provides detailed information about Herpes prevention, treatment, symptoms, and contracting herpes during pregnancy. Link to CDC’s Herpes Fact Sheet

Gonorrhea Fact Sheet (2014)

The Gonorrhea Fact Sheet published by the Centers for Disease Control provides detailed information about gonorrhea prevention, treatment, symptoms, and contracting gonorrhea during pregnancy. Link to CDC’s Gonorrhea Fact Sheet

Chlamydia Fact Sheet (2007)

The Chlamydia Fact Sheet published by the Centers for Disease Control provides detailed information about chlamydia prevention, treatment, symptoms, and contracting chlamydia during pregnancy.   Link to CDC’s Chlamydia Fact Sheet Link to CDC’s Chlamydia Detailed Fact Sheet

Expedited Partner Therapy for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea in Illinois

  As of January 1, 2010, health care professional in Illinois will be able to provide antibiotics to the sexual partners of patients infected with chlamydia and gonorrhea, or Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) without examining the partner–Public Act 96-613. On this webpage, there are links, in both English and Spanish, to fact sheets for partners […]

Facts on Sexually Transmitted Infections in the United States (2009)

This fact sheet compiled by Guttmacher Institute provides detailed information and data from a variety of resources regarding sexually transmitted diseases in the United States.  A variety of topics are discussed including medical costs, symptoms, populations at risk, chlamydia, syphilis, hepatitis B, gonorrhea, HPV, HIV, AIDS, prevention, testing, and treatment. Some interesting facts include: Close […]