Trends in gonorrhoea in nine western European countries, 1991-6. European Study Group.

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OBJECTIVE: To present, describe, and assess trends in gonorrhoea in western Europe between 1991 and 1996.METHODS: A European Union concerted action was initiated in 1990 to monitor the prevalence of HIV among patients with a sexually transmitted infection in sentinel networks in western Europe. Data from this concerted action were used to assess trends in gonorrhoea between 1991 and 1996. Where possible, the trends were validated by comparing them with national laboratory reports or data from more extensive sexually transmitted infection surveillance networks.RESULTS: 7192 episodes of gonor…

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