Information on intimately transmitted issues (STIs) around Saudi Arabia (SA) along with other Islamic places tend to be constrained. These studies portrays the final results of a five-year monitoring for STIs in SA.
This is a situation series descriptive study almost all affirmed STIs diagnosed in SA from January, 1995 through December, 1999.
A total of 39049 STIs comprise documented to the Ministry of medical. Reported STIs included nongonococcal urethritis (14557 malware, 37.3percent), trichomoniasis (10967 bacterial infections, 28.1percent), gonococcal urethritis (5547 issues, 14.2percent), syphilis (3385 malware, 8.7percent), real person immunodeficiency trojan (2917 attacks, 7.5percent), vaginal warts (1382, 3.5percent), genital herpes (216 problems, 0.6%), and chancroid (78 infection, 0.2per cent). The average annual incidence of STIs per 100,000 population for Saudis and non-Saudis, respectively, is as follows: 14.8 and 7.5 for nongonococcal urethritis, 9.4 and 10.4 for trichomoniasis, 5.2 and 4.2 for gonorrhea, 1.7 and 6.4 for syphilis, 0.6 and 8.0 for HIV, 1.4 and 0.7 for penile warts, 0.1 and 0.4 for penile herpes, and 0.1 and 0.1 for chancroid. The frequency of STIs would be somewhat stable over the surveillance years except for nongonococcal urethritis which slowly increasing. Continue reading