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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 151--153

STD trends in regional institute of medical sciences, Manipur

Dept. of Dermatology & Microbiology, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, India

Correspondence Address:
G Zamzachin
V/B, RIMS Colony, lamphel, Imphal - 795 002
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PMID: 17642864

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A study carried out among the 2230 STD patients during 1996-2000 shows the types, distribution and trends of the various STDs seen in our hospital. STDs contribute 3.30% of the total skin OPD cases. Males dominate with 89.3% of STD cases. Bolanoposthitis (22%) was the commonest STD, followed by gonorrhoea (11.8 %) and nongonococcal urethritis(NGU) being 11.2%. Syphilis was seen in 6.2% of the cases. The prevalence of VDRL reactivity and HIV reactivity remains almost the some being 8.49% and 8.21 % respectively. There is increased occurrence of various psychosexual disorders among the affected patients.

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