Health Canada issues new STD (sexually transmitted diseases) guidelines:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Canada's health ministry, Health Canada, has published new guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The guidelines, drawn up by Health Canada's Laboratory Centre for Disease Control, include information on new diagnostic techniques for a range of STDs, including chlamydia, Canada's most commonly reported bacterial STD. The STD guidelines, aimed at healthcare providers and public health authorities, also recommend that prenatal HIV testing be offered to all pregnant women in Canada.
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