Provider Resources

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REPORTing

CASES of chlamydia, gonorrhea,

& syphilis

To report positive cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, please access the following state forms:

 

Where to fax STI morbidity reports.

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Disease

INtervention Specialists

CAN HELP 

Indiana Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) are the backbone of HIV/STI prevention in our state.

 

DISs follow-up on reported cases of HIV, syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea in Indiana. They can work with your patients to ensure their partners receive testing and treatment.

Learn more here on how you can partner with this vital public health workforce.

 

Here's how to contact a DIS in your county.

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Treatment Guidelines

for STDS

from the CDC 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides guidelines for recommended courses of treatment for STIs here.

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EXPEDITED PARTNER THERAPY

CAN decrease 

reinfection 

Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) is the practice of treating sexual partners diagnosed with an STI (specifically chlamydia and/or gonorrhea) without an intervening medical evaluation.

 

EPT is a great tool to reduce barriers and decrease your patient's risk of reinfection.

To learn more about EPT guidance in Indiana:

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Challenges

of Testing

and treatment

Understanding testing and treatment for STIs can be challenging.

Please read this important message from IDOH State Health Commissioner, Dr. Kris Box, with an important reminder for physicians in regards to syphilis testing.

Gonorrhea is becoming resistant to the antibiotic drugs prescribed to treat it. Learn more here.

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SYPHILIS
Diagnosis, Management, & Prevention

The Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of Syphilis is an excellent resource for providers as they identify, treat, and report cases of syphilis.

The  CDC Syphilis Pocket Guide for Providers is another great tool.