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●CPS: Practice point on congenital syphilis – No longer just of historical interest (2009, reaffirmed 2018)
●ACOG: Committee opinion on expedited partner therapy (2018, reaffirmed 2019)
●Choosing Wisely Australia: Reconsider the use of nucleic acid amplification testing for gonorrhoea in low-prevalence (ie, <1% prevalence) populations and people who do not belong to a higher risk group (2018)
●Choosing Wisely Australia: Do not treat recurrent or persistent symptoms of vulvovaginal candidiasis with topical and oral anti-fungal agents without further clinical and microbiological assessment (2016)
●[In English] Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases (JAID) and the Japanese Society of Chemotherapy (JSC): Guidelines to clinical management of infectious disease 2017 concerning male urethritis and related disorders (published 2021)