B7 Backward, Fast and NAATSY: Dilemmas In STD Diagnostics

Earn CE Credit for viewing the archived recordings of the 2012 STD Conference.

Deadline: April 12, 2014

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Tuesday, March 13, 2012: 3:15 PM-5:00 PM
Greenway Ballroom A/B/C
Background/Purpose:  New STD diagnostics and diagnostic screening algorithms have potential to improve STD management, but may be confusing for practitioners.

Objective of Symposium:  To provide background on several new diagnostics and approaches and how they may be relevant for STD/HIV management in a variety of settings.

Implications for Programs, Policy, and Research:  An improved understanding of STD/HIV diagnostics can support practitioners in making relevant management choices, promote clinician awareness of some of the benefits and unintended problems that arise with their use, and provide approaches to addressing those problems.

3:15 PM
Reverse Sequence Syphilis Testing: Pros and Cons of Syphilis Screening with EIA
Thomas Peterman, MD, MSc, Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
3:35 PM
Naats Testing At Non-Genital Sites the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Peter Leone, MD, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
4:15 PM
Karen W. Hoover, MD, MPH, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
4:35 PM
Jo-Anne Dillon, PhD
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