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STD

STD

On drawings, abbr. for standard.

STD

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STD

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Internet standard.

A subseries of Request For Comments (RFC) that specify Internet standards. The official list of Internet standards is STD 1.

See also For Your Information.

rfc.net.

STD

(Subscriber Trunk Dialing) Long distance dialing outside of the U.S. that does not require operator intervention. STD prefix codes are required and billing is based on call units, which are a fixed amount of money in the currency of that country. For example, one call unit may be charged for establishing the call, and each call unit pays for some amount of time depending on the distance between parties.
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Not all medical checkups include STD testing, so unless you ask to be tested, don't assume your health care provider will test for it.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, STDs are common--so common that about 19 million new sexually transmitted disease infections occur each year in the U.
It's hard to speak about trends over time regarding STDs considering we've only been consistently collecting the relevant data for the past five or so years," said the official who did not want to be named.
Women who had never been tested were more than twice as likely as those who had been tested to respond that they feel embarrassed about discussing STD testing (odds ratio, 2.
STD testing behavior was assessed by participants' response when asked, "In the last 12 months, have you been tested for a sexually transmitted disease, whether or not you had any symptoms?
The study showed that young adults whose partners had five or more risk characteristics were three times more likely to have an STD than those whose partners had no more than two characteristics.
CHICAGO -- More than 3 million teenage girls have at least one sexually transmitted disease, and 15% of those have multiple infections, according to the first large study of STDs in this population.
Demographic and environmental factors create social and sexual networks that influence population-level variations in sexual behavior and infection rates of STDs and HIV.
Physicians, while acting locally, must think globally, and thus strive in all ways possible to promote global intervention strategies for STD control.
Can they prevent the rapid transmission of STDs among teenagers?
Thus, all girls should be screened for STDs after their first sexual experience, says Dr.