Sexually transmitted diseases reported by STD services in The Netherlands, 1984-1990

H F Treurniet, W Davidse
1993 Sexually Transmitted Infections  
Objective-To present general trends in sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the Netherlands during the period 1984-1990 and to describe characteristics of the patients in order to get insight into possible factors underlying these trends. Methods-Since 1984 patients diagnosed with STD visiting STD clinics and local public health services in the Netherlands are reported by the nursing staffs. In addition to diagnosis and gender of the patient epidemiological background information is
more » ... ation is registered. The reported annual cases of gonorrhoea, syphilis and Chlamydia trachomatis infections are presented. Further, the epidemiological features of over 25,000 patients with
doi:10.1136/sti.69.6.434 fatcat:pb7mhnljfnawpmszelcwa27lry