IADVL
Indexed with PubMed and Science Citation Index (E) 
 
Users online: 976 
     Home | Feedback | Login 
About Current Issue Archive Ahead of print Search Instructions Online Submission Subscribe What's New Contact  
  NAVIGATE Here 
    Next article
    Previous article
    Table of Contents

 RESOURCE Links
    Similar in PUBMED
    Search Pubmed for
    Search in Google Scholar for
  Related articles
    Citation Manager
    Access Statistics
    Reader Comments
    Email Alert *
    Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed5999    
    Printed85    
    Emailed1    
    PDF Downloaded1    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal

 

 STUDIES
Year : 1996  |  Volume : 62  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 3--12

STD trends in chengalpattu hospital


Department of Venereology, Chengalpattu Hospital, 47/A, RK Shanmugam Salai, K K Nagar, Madras, India

Correspondence Address:
V Ramachandran
53, III Main Road, Kasturbai Nagar, Adyar, Madras - 600020
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


PMID: 20947955

Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

A retrospective data analysis was carried out to find the trends in frequency and distribution of different STDs at Chengalpattu during 1988-1994. Of the 4549 patients who attended the clinic 3621 (79.6%) were males and 928 (20.4%) were females. The commonest STD was Chancroid (24.4%) in men and Syphilis (29.0%) in women. Balanoposthitis (11.4%) ranked third among STDs in males. Though the STD attendance showed a declining trend, most diseases showed a constant distribution. The percentage composition of Secondary and Latent Syphilis, Genital Warts,Genital Herpes and the Non-Venereal group showed an increased composition in recent years. Primary syphilis in females showed a definite declining trend. The HIV sero-positive detection rate was 2.06%. Of the 1116 patients screened for HIV antibody, 23 patients were detected sero-positive. Time Series Regression Analysis was used to predict the number of patients who would attend the STD clinic with various STDs in 1995 and 1996 to help in the understanding of the disease load and pattern in future, in resources management and in developing and evaluating preventive measures.






[PDF]*


        
Print this article     Email this article

Online since 15th March '04
Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow