The global pattern of sexually transmitted diseases.

  title={The global pattern of sexually transmitted diseases.},
  author={Jennifer Oriel},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  volume={61 26},
  • Jennifer Oriel
  • Published 1982 in
    South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse…
The 'traditional' sexually transmitted diseases (syphilis, gonorrhoea and so on) have now been supplemented but not replaced by a 'second generation' including chlamydial infections, trichomoniasis, virus diseases (herpes simplex, hepatitis A and B), and protozoal infections in homosexuals. The results, due to a multiplicity of factors, are at present little short of alarming, but there are hopeful signs.