inSPOT: The First Online STD Partner Notification System Using Electronic Postcards

@article{Levine2008inSPOTTF,
  title={inSPOT: The First Online STD Partner Notification System Using Electronic Postcards},
  author={Deb Levine and Andrew J Woodruff and Adrienne Rain Mocello and Jaime Lebrija and Jeffrey D. Klausner},
  journal={PLoS Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={6 - 10}
}
I n the United States there are 19 million new sexually transmitted disease (STD) cases diagnosed each year, including 900,000 reported cases of chlamydia, 330,000 reported cases of gonorrhea [1,2], and 55,400 estimated new HIV infections per year [3]. Notifying sexual partners of their potential exposure to an STD has been a mainstay of disease prevention and control since the 1930s [4]. Recent evidence-based reviews concluded that partner notification is effective for identifying those at… CONTINUE READING

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