Increased incidence of sexually transmitted infections in Geneva, Switzerland.

  title={Increased incidence of sexually transmitted infections in Geneva, Switzerland.},
  author={Shahnaz Abraham and Laurence Toutous-Trellu and M. -M. P{\'e}ch{\`e}re and St{\'e}phane Hugonnet and Nadia Liassine and Sabine Yerly and Peter Rohner and B{\'e}atrice Ninet and Bernard Hirschel and Vincent Piguet},
  volume={212 1},
BACKGROUND Focal outbreaks of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as syphilis and gonorrhoea have been reported in the large cities of Western Europe over the past few years. The aim of our study was to determine whether a similar trend is observed in Geneva and the situation with regard to HIV infection. METHODS We review the incidence of syphilis, gonorrhoea, Chlamydia trachomatis and HIV in Geneva from 1999 to 2004. RESULTS Figures indicate a steady and sustained increase in the… CONTINUE READING