- • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have increased in the past decade in the UK in all age groups.
- • Any woman with one STI is at higher risk for another and comprehensive STI testing should be recommended, including repeat HIV testing.
- • Women under 25 years should be referred for chlamydia screening.
- • In pregnancy, STIs should be managed in conjunction with genitourinary medicine colleagues.
- • Pregnant women with STIs should receive public health interventions, including partner notification and advice on sexual abstinence during treatment and on safer sex.