Four sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Belgian general practice: first results (2013-2014) of a nationwide continuing surveillance study.

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OBJECTIVES: To describe and explore data from the surveillance of chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhoea and genital warts by the Belgian Network of Sentinel General Practices (SGP) over the first 2 years (2013 and 2014) and to estimate the incidence of these 4 sexually transmitted infections (STIs). A special focus is put on data quality.DESIGN: Retrospective observational study.SETTING: General practices from the nationwide representative SGP network.OUTCOME MEASURES: Agreement between data distributions by year, agreement between SGP-based incidence and incidence based on mandatory notification…

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