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Webinar: Syphilis Outbreak in the Indigenous Community

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SHINE SA, posted May 14, 2020 This free education session is presented by Adelaide Sexual Health Centre and will provide an update on syphilis. General practitioners, nurses and/or midwives, Aboriginal Health Practitioners and Aboriginal Health Workers are encouraged to register for this training. COURSE DETAILS Date: 16 June 2020 Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm The webinar will cover: Update on...

New Videos for Clinicians – Syphilis: Symptoms, Serology, and Treatment

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SHINE SA, 14/02/2020 SHINE SA have released two new short videos that provide advice for clinicians on syphilis symptoms and treatment. This resource expands on our syphilis overview for clinicians.  The videos are presented by Sexual Health Physician Dr Carole Khaw, and cover the topics of signs, symptoms and stages as well as serology and treatment. With an increase in syphilis cases in South...

Updated Guidelines: Australian STI & HIV Testing Guidelines 2019 for Asymptomatic MSM

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Sexually Transmissible Infections in Gay Men Action Group (STIGMA), September 2019 Most sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are asymptomatic. Testing and treatment of asymptomatic men who have sex with men (MSM) is the most effective method to interrupt transmission and reduce the burden of illness. In particular, syphilis is increasingly common, is often asymptomatic, and can cause...

Increased screening for syphilis and HIV in SA – new advice for clinicians (video)

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SHINE SA,  July 31, 2019 SHINE SA have released a short video resource for health professionals providing advice on the current syphilis outbreak in South Australia. Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). It presents a serious public health issue as it causes harm to the developing foetus and increases the transmission and acquisition of HIV. The 5 minute video SA Syphilis Outbreak –...

Clinical Education Forums at SHINE SA

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SHINE SA, April 2018 SHINE SA hosts regular education sessions focused on clinically relevant issues. These sessions are available for doctors, nurses, midwives and other interested professionals. QI&CPD points can be applied for each session. Forums include light refreshments, an educational presentation (1.5 hours CPD) and networking opportunities. SHINE SA is trialling various software and...

Increased screening for syphilis boosts detection of early latent infections among Australian gay men

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nam/aidsmap,  Published: 03 May 2017
Increased syphilis testing among gay men increased detection of early latent infections and was accompanied by a fall in the proportion of cases involving secondary syphilis, investigators report in the online edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases.

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