Indian J Sex Transm Dis AIDS 2015 Jan-Jun;36(1):30-4
Department of Dermatology, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Leprosy, Government Medical College, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
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Int J Dermatol 2007 Jun;46(6):594-9
Department of Dermatology, Farwaniya Hospital, Farwaniya, Kuwait.
Background: Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are common worldwide, but there are few studies available on STDs from the Gulf countries, including Kuwait. Our goal was to determine the clinical patterns, sociodemographic factors, and sexual practices of patients with STDs who attended a government hospital in the Farwaniya region of Kuwait.
Methods: All patients seen over a 1-year period (July 2003 to June 2004), who presented with signs and symptoms suggestive of STDs, were included. Read More
Indian J Sex Transm Dis AIDS 2015 Jul-Dec;36(2):158-61
Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, SMS Medical College and Attached Hospitals, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Background: Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) increase the risk of transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection causing immense need to understand the patterns of STIs prevailing in the regions of a country for proper planning and implementation of STI control strategies. Due to the lack of adequate laboratory infrastructure in the country, information regarding the profile of STIs relies essentially on syndromic diagnosis.
Aims And Objectives: To study the pattern of common STIs and the prevalence of HIV infection in patients attending the STI clinic of a tertiary care hospital in northern part of India using a syndromic approach. Read More
Indian J Dermatol 2009 ;54(4):347-9
Department of Dermatology and STD, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry - 605 006, India.
Background: The prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STI) varies widely from region to region in our country.
Aims: To highlight the pattern of STIs and the profile of patients with HIV infection in STD patients as seen at our hospital.
Methods: A retrospective chart analysis of clients attending STI clinic, JIPMER, Puducherry, from June 2004 to June 2006 was done. Read More
Ann Med Health Sci Res 2013 Apr;3(2):206-9
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Background: Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are public health problems, which significantly increase the risk of HIV transmission. A proper understanding of the pattern of STIs in different geographical regions is important for proper planning of STI control.
Aims: To determine the pattern of sexually transmitted diseases in a tertiary care hospital in Eastern India. Read More