Webinars

The Use of Molecular Tests for Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening and Diagnosis


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About this Webinar

Date: Thursday, April 05, 2018

Author: Geisler, William M., MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Alabama at Birmingham  
Also by this Author 

Category: For Credit, Webinar

Description: Dr William Geisler summarizes the epidemiology and clinical significance of the following sexually transmitted infections (STIs): chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and Mycoplasma genitalium infection, interprets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention screening recommendations for these STIs, and more.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Summarize the epidemiology and clinical significance of the following sexually transmitted infections (STIs): chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and Mycoplasma genitalium infection
- Interpret the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention screening recommendations for these STIs
- Describe the major clinical syndromes associated with these STIs and recommended testing for diagnosis
- Discuss the molecular tests for these STIs and specimen types tested

ASCLS P.A.C.E.® credits are available to laboratory professionals through October 4, 2018.