Maladies sexuellement transmissibles dans la population féminine à Pikine, Sénégal

I De Schampheleire, L Van de Velden, E Van Dyck, S Guindo, W Quint, L Fransen

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'Sexually transmitted diseases in the female population of Pikine, Senegal': The prevalence of some sexually transmitted disease is determined in 250 gynaecology patients and in 200 pregnant women seen in primary health centers in Pikine, Senegal. The main reason for consultation at gynaecology is infertility. Gonorrhoea and Chlamydia trachomatis infection are present respectively in 1.5% and 7% of pregnant women and in 4.4% and 7.6% of gynaecology patients. Human papillomavirus infection, determined by DNA extraction and hybridization technique, is seen in 4% of obstetric and in 1.2% of gynecology patients. Cytological anomalies is found in 5.5% of pregnant women and in 4.8% of gynecology patients
Original languageFrench
JournalAnnales de la Société Belge de Médecine Tropicale
Pages (from-to)227-235
Publication statusPublished - 1990


  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Senegal
  • Africa-West
  • Pikine
  • STD
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Cervix neoplasms
  • Papillomavirus
  • Viral diseases
  • Gonorrhea
  • Bacterial diseases
  • Chlamydia trachomatis

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