Following Groups should consider Screening for Syphilis:
Men who have sex with men.
Men living with HIV
History of Incarceration
Males under 29 years of age who live in high prevalence areas.
Dark-field microscopy, RPR and VDRL, FTA-ABS.
California, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina high rates of syphilis.
Treatment: Benzathine Penicillin G; If they are allergic to Penicillins, consider Desensitization.
Routine Genital Herpes infection is not recommended.
Screen for populations at increased risk;
Who Needs TB Testing: Immigrants, use of illicit drugs, HIV patients, Contact with people with active TB, prisoners, people who live in homeless shelters.
Testing: PPD, Quantiferon Gold, T-Spot.
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