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  1. Gonorrhea in Utah 2004-2008 Rachel Herlihy, MD, MPH November 4, 2009

  2. Gonorrhea RatesUtah, 2004-2008 • 2004 601 • 727 • 895 • 827 • 481

  3. Gonorrhea Test Numbers & % Positive at Utah Public Health Lab

  4. No of Positive Results & % Positivity at Utah Public Health Lab

  5. Gonorrhea Cases by Gender

  6. Gonorrhea by Race/Ethnicity and Sex2004-2008

  7. Male Gonorrhea Cases by Race/Ethnicity

  8. Female Gonorrhea Cases by Race/Ethnicity

  9. Gonorrhea by Age Group and Sex

  10. Male Gonorrhea Cases by Age Groups

  11. Female Gonorrhea Cases by Age Groups

  12. Male Gonorrhea Cases by Sex Partners

  13. Gonorrhea Rates and Number of Casesby Local Health District, Utah, 2008 Utah State Rate = 17.3

  14. Utah GC Control and Prevention • Statewide concerns about GC since observed increase in cases over past few years • Since 2006, LHD DIS have prioritized GC cases for interview, with increased emphasis on patient education, reinfection prevention, and partner services.

  15. Percentage of Cases Interviewed

  16. Partner Disposition

  17. Utah GC Control and Prevention • MMWR: Increases in Gonorrhea---Eight Western States—2000-2005 (http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5610a4.htm) • In May 2009, Utah launched its Catch The Answers Campaign (www.CatchTheAnswers.com) • In 2009, Utah legalized EPT (http://le.utah.gov/~2009/htmdoc/hbillhtm/hb0017.htm)

  18. Thanks!

  19. Gonorrhea Cases by Race/Ethnicity and Sex, 2004-2008