More than a million sexually transmitted infections (STIs), also called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are acquired worldwide every day. Cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis have skyrocketed in the United States, with more than 2.5 million cases reported in 2019. As a result, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their guidelines regarding screening, testing, and treatment recommendations for the first time since 2015. Patients may be hesitant to seek screening or treatment for STIs. Do you know what to look for and are you familiar with the latest recommendations? Test yourself with this short quiz.
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Cite this: Michael S. Bronze. Fast Five Quiz: Sexually Transmitted Infections - Medscape - Feb 28, 2022.