A diagnosis of syphilis or other bacterial STI
is a marker of high risk of HIV acquisition.
More than 40% of men got infected with a bacterial STI
in the past year.
Gonorrhoea, the second most commonly reported bacterial STI
in the UK after chlamydia, can lead to infertility in men and women.
NHS figures reveal it is the second most common bacterial STI
in the UK, after chlamydia.
STI diagnosis can change their behavior and reduce the sexual transmission of HIV and bacterial STI
(2) Chlamydia trachomatis remains the most common bacterial STI
with an estimated annual incidence of 2.8 million cases in the United States and 50 million worldwide.
Other studies have investigated HIV testing in college students (4) but not bacterial STI
testing in Canada.
In the case of (http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Gonorrhoea/Pages/Introduction.aspx) gonorrhea , a sexually transmitted infection that is currently the second most common bacterial STI
in the U.K.
Chlamydia has become the most common bacterial STI
within the UK and last year over 180,000 new cases were reported.
* Chlamydia is the most prevalent bacterial STI
in the United States and may affect 1 in 20 people with HIV.
A recent study found that sexual minority women are significantly more likely to have a bacterial STI
than heterosexual women.
For example, reported rates of Chlamydia, a common bacterial STI
, are higher among people aged 20-24 than they are among teens aged 15-19; among men Chlamydia rates are also higher among 25-29 year-olds than they are among 15-19 year-olds (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2010).