Title

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Strategies for Treatment and Prevention

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1-2016

Description

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) remains a relevant public health concern due to long-term effects on reproductive potential. Despite being the most common gynecologic infection,programs focusing on prevention are lacking. Given the correlation between PID and sexual activity,practitioners should be cognizant of this disease in adolescents and young adults. The treatment of PID should include antimicrobials with activity against common sexually transmitted pathogens as well as other vaginal microflora.

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