In 2006, chlamydia, gonorrhea & syphilis are the three notifiable STD in US
Certain STD\u2019s (syphilis, gonorrhea, HIV, Hep B, chancroid) are most concentrated
\u201ccore populations\u201d having high rates of partner
sexual networks like prostitutes and their clients and persons involved in the use of illicit drugs.
1. rate of exposure
2. efficiency of transmission per exposure
3. duration of infectivity of those infected
\u201cPHILIPPINES have started to provide STI data which might be under reported. \u201cGuesstimate suggest that STD are quite common\u201d
to 2002 of chlamydia infection among high risk group (registered female sex workers) was 27-36%; and in general population group was 5.75% in women and 4.4% in men.
extramarital relationships, multiple sex partners and low condom use in men. Young people have relatively high prevalence.
Men Having Sex
\ue000Urethritis & Urethral discharges in men
\ue000Irritation of the vulva
\ue000Lower abdominal pain
\ue000Pain during intercourse
Cervix, Urethra, Rectum
Cefixime 400 mg
Ceftriaxone 125 IM
Prevalence Studies on Chlamydia
Trachomatis Infection Among Population
5.75 % N=300 Gen
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