STD screening guidelines — U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Why are all the (pregnant women) in parenthesis?

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) was convened by the Public Health Service to rigorously evaluate clinical research in order to assess the merits of preventive measures, including screening tests, counseling, immunizations, and preventive medications.

Recommendations for Adults

Infectious Diseases

Bacteriuria: Screening (2008)
Chlamydial Infection: Screening (2007)
Gonorrhea: Screening (2005)
Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Screening (2004)
Hepatitis B Virus Infection (Pregnant Women): Screening (2009)
Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Screening (2004)
Herpes Simplex, Genital: Screening (2005)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: Screening (2005)
Immunizations, Adult
Postexposure Prophylaxis for Selected Infectious Diseases: Preventive Medication (Inactive)
Rubella: Immunizations (1996)
Rubella: Screening (1996)
Sexually Transmitted Infections: Counseling (2008)
Syphilis: Screening (2004)
Syphilis (Pregnant Women): Screening (2009)
Tuberculosis Infection: Screening (1996)

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