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Clinical & Program Guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control in collaboration with the Office of Population Affairs (OPA) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), supports a national Infertility Prevention Program (IPP) that funds chlamydia and gonorrhea screening and treatment services for low-income, sexually active women attending family planning, STD, and other women’s healthcare clinics. More information can be found at the CDC's IPP site.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2010 STD Guidelines
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2010 Guidelines for the Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases were updated by CDC after consultation with a group of professionals knowledgeable in the field of STDs who met in Atlanta on April 18–30, 2009.

Changes in the 2010 STD Treatment Guidelines: What Adolescent Health Care Providers Should Know
This document was produced through a collaborative effort between the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and CDC.

What Has Changed? Comparison of the 2006 and 2010 CDC STD Treatment Guidelines
This document is produced by Planned Parenthood Federation of America Clinical Services and enumerates some of the significant changes from 2006 STD Treatment Guidelines. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Lab Guidelines

Download the CDC 2002 Laboratory Guidelines for Screening Tests to Detect Chlamydia trachomat is and Neisseria gonorrhoaea Infections in the October 18, 2002, issue of Morbidity and Mortalilty Weekly Report.