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Blog: September 2014
Sep 17, 2014 by Leah Scott, PGY-2 Dermatology, UBC
Patti E. Gravitt. The Known Unknowns of HPV. J Clin Invest. 2011;121(12):4593-4599. doi:10.1172/JCI57149.
Purpose of the study
The discovery that certain high-risk strains of human...
Categories: Journal club
Sep 12, 2014 by Gina Ogilvie, Medical Director, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
Gonorrhea treatment in BC
In 2012, treatment guidelines for gonorrhea evolved and recommendations for GC treatment in BC now are:
First line treatment
Cefixime 800 mg PO for one dose AND
Categories: Current practice
Sep 5, 2014 by Mark Gilbert, Physician Epidemiologist, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
Populations with a higher prevalence of HIV infection, such as gay, bisexual or other men who have sex with men (MSM) or people who use injection drugs (IDU), are often recommended to get an HIV test at least once a...
Categories: New knowledge