Trends in herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2 seroprevalence in the United States.
Declines in HSV-2 seroprevalence in the United States in 1999-2004 are shown, suggesting that the trajectory of increasing HSVs simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and HSVs type 2 serop revalences in theUnited States has been reversed.
Sexually transmitted diseases among American youth: incidence and prevalence estimates, 2000.
Three STDs accounted for 88% of all new cases of STD among 15-24-year-olds in 2000 and emphasize the toll that STDs have on American youth.
Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines, 2010.
The prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis infection among reproductive-age women in the United States, 2001-2004.
- M. Sutton, M. Sternberg, E. Koumans, G. Mcquillan, S. Berman, L. Markowitz
- MedicineClinical Infectious Diseases
- 15 November 2007
A significant racial disparity exists; the prevalence among non-Hispanic black women was 10.3 times higher than that amongnon-Hispanic white and Mexican American women, and Optimal prevention and control strategies for T. vaginalis infection should be explored as a means of closing the racial disparity gaps and decreasing adverse health outcomes.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines.
There is insufficient evidence to recommend routine screening for C. trachomatis in sexually active young men on the basis of feasibility, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness; however, screening should be considered in high-prevalence areas, such as adolescent clinics, correctional facilities, and STD clinics.
Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Female Adolescents Aged 14 to 19 in the United States
The prevalence of STIs among female adolescents is substantial, and STIs begin to be acquired soon after sexual initiation and with few sex partners, and these findings support early and comprehensive sex education, routine HPV vaccination at the age of 11 to 12 years, and C trachomatis screening of sexually active female adolescents.
Screening tests to detect Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections--2002.
These guidelines consider tests from an economic perspective and expand the previous guidelines to address detection of N. gonorrhoeae as well as C. trachomatis infections, and address the need for additional testing after a positive screening test to improve the specificity of a final diagnosis.
A public health focus on infertility prevention, detection, and management.
Sexual and reproductive health of persons aged 10-24 years - United States, 2002-2007.
The majority of negative outcomes have been declining for the past decade, but the most recent data suggest that progress might be slowing, and certain negative sexual health outcomes are increasing.