2011 STD Surveillance Report

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2011 STD Surveillance Report

Thursday, December 13, 2012

This report from CDC summarizes national data through 2011 on reported cases in the U.S. for chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis. Highlights include:

  • Primary and secondary syphilis cases are on the rise among gay and other men who have sex with men, accounting for over 70 percent of all infections.
  • Numbers and rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea infection are greatest among the 15-24 age set.

The surveillance report and slides are available online from CDC.  

See HRSA's Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care chapters on treating sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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