Community Acquired Infection

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 25--28

Clinico-social profile of sexually transmitted infections and HIV at a tertiary care teaching hospital in India


Syed Suhail Amin1, Urfi1, Sandeep Sachdeva2, Samia Kirmani3, Menaal Kaushal2 
1 Department of Dermatology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh, India
2 Department of Community Medicine, SN Medical College, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Microbiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Sandeep Sachdeva
Epidemiologist cum Lecturer, Department of Community Medicine, SN Medical College, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
India

Background: The prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STI) varies widely from region to region in India. Objective: To study the pattern of STIs and the profile of STI patients with HIV co-infection. Materials and Methods: A retrospective record-based case study of patients attending STI clinic, JNMC, Aligarh, from May 2008 to May 2013 was carried out. Results: A total of 4876 patients attended the STI clinic, out of whom 2764 (56.7%) had proven STI. STIs were more common in men, with a male (2201): female (563) ratio of 3.90:1. Their age ranged from 16 years to 55 years (mean age = 26.38 years) with the maximum number of patients in the age group of 16-25 years. Genital scabies 1466 (53.0%) constituted the most common STI followed by genital warts with 588 (21.2%) of patients. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection was noted in 36 (1.3%) of all STI cases.


How to cite this article:
Amin SS, Urfi, Sachdeva S, Kirmani S, Kaushal M. Clinico-social profile of sexually transmitted infections and HIV at a tertiary care teaching hospital in India.Community Acquir Infect 2014;1:25-28


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Amin SS, Urfi, Sachdeva S, Kirmani S, Kaushal M. Clinico-social profile of sexually transmitted infections and HIV at a tertiary care teaching hospital in India. Community Acquir Infect [serial online] 2014 [cited 2022 Sep 27 ];1:25-28
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