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Blog: September 2017
Sep 15, 2017 by Dr. Troy Grennan, Medical Head, Provincial STI Clinic, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
The primary method for diagnosing syphilis is through serologic testing. However, in certain situations, it may be appropriate and clinically-indicated to perform one of the direct tests (i.e. swab of a lesion...
Categories: Current practice
Sep 13, 2017 by Theodora Consolacion, PhD, Epidemiology & Surveillance, Clinical Prevention Services, BCCDC
This is the dashboard report on HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI) trends in for the second quarter of 2017 (Apr – June 2017). These reports are posted quarterly to provide a snapshot of HIV and STIs in British Columbia....
Categories: Trend watch
Sep 8, 2017 by BCCDC
"We know that as many as 1 in 5 LGBT people have attempted suicide," says Dr. Travis Salway, a post-doctoral fellow with the BC Centre for Disease Control/UBC School of Population and Public Health. “Thus it is essential to...
Categories: Events and announcements