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  Conference on Retroviruses
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February 22-25, 2016, Boston MA
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STI Data from Community-Based PrEP Implementation Suggest Changes to CDC Guidelines
  Reported by Jules Levin
CROI 2015 Feb 22-24 Boston
WEBCAST THEMED Discussion, talk by Dr Golub:

Sarit A. Golub1; Stephanie Pena2; Kailip Boonrai3; Nora Douglas2; Machel Hunt2; Asa Radix2 1Hunter Coll and the Grad Cntr, City Univ of New York, New York, NY, USA;2Callen-Lorde Community Hlth Cntr, New York, NY, USA;3Hunter HIV/AIDS Rsr Team (HART), Hunter Coll, New York, NY, USA
Dr Golub: "current CDC PrEP guidelines recommend routine STI testing every 6 months with symptom assessment at interim visits.....these guidelines should be changed to recommend routine STI testing at each followup visit.....we are reaching people with PrEP who are vulnerable to STIs"....her SPARK protocol is to test every 3 months