Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

Crucial facts

  • Over 1 million sexually transmitted diseases (STIs) have been obtained daily worldwide.
  • Annually, there are still an estimated 357 million new infections using 1 of 4 STIs: chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and trichomoniasis.
  • Over 500 million people are estimated to have genital infection with herpes simplex virus (HSV).
  • Over 290 million girls have a human
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Chlamydial Infections

Chlamydial Infections in Adolescents and Adults

Chlamydial Disease is the most frequently reported infectious disease in the United States, and incidence is highest in men aged ≤24 years. Several sequelae may result from C. trachomatis disease in girls, the most severe of which include PID, ectopic pregnancy, and infertility. Some women who get a diagnosis of … Read More