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Dermatologists diagnose and treat sexually transmitted infections with varying frequency, and have an opportunity to monitor at-risk individuals for chlamydia and gonorrhea. What are the recommended screening guidelines for chlamydia and gonorrhea in men and women in the United States?
While the evidence for screening men for chlamydia and gonorrhea remains insufficient at this time, all sexually active females younger than 25 years and all older women at risk for infection should be screened for both chlamydia and gonorrhea.
Sharon VR, Armstrong AW. Screening Recommendations for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(9):1014-1016. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1987