| ORIGINAL ARTICLE
|Year : 2002 | Volume
| Issue : 5 | Page : 275--278
Serological study for sexually transmitted diseases in patients attending STD clinics in Calcutta
Gopi Thawani, Amala Das, DK Neogi, Kalyani Mitra, PK Dutta
Institute of Serology, Government of India, Calcutta, School of Tropical Medicine, Calcutta, India
Total 457 patients attending different STD clinics of Calcutta were studied for serological tests for STD. TPHA positivity was maximum (18.60%), followed by chlamydia infection (15.97%),VDRL reactivity (8.98%),HIV infection (6.35%), and HBs Ag (3.72%).Total 37.20% samples were positive for one or more infection. Out of these, one, two, three and fourtests positivity was seen in 65.29%,25.88%, 8.24% and 0.59% respectively. The age group which had maximum infection (20.13%) was 15-30 years.
Institute of Serology, Goverment of India, 3Kyd Street, Calcutta 700 016.
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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