Published Date: 06/13/2023
Expiration Date: 04/09/2026
This activity will describe recent trends in antibiotic resistant gonorrhea reports. It will characterize epidemiologic characteristics associated with disseminated gonococcal infections reported in recent literature, and will outline management strategies for neonates with a birth parent with syphilis. It will also identify three GI pathogens that may be associated with sexual transmission, and will describe possible uses of doxycycline as prophylaxis for STIs.
Marguerite A. Urban, MD is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and the Medical Director of the Monroe County Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic. She directs the NYS AIDS Institute Clinical Education Initiative – Sexual Health Center of Excellence. Her research interests relate to sexual behavior, sexual risk reduction, HIV and STD prevention and sexual health.