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Sexually Transmitted Infections and Associated Risk Factors Among Street-Based and Residence-Based Female Sex Workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Authors
  • Khanam, Rasheda1
  • Reza, Masud
  • Ahmed, Dilruba
  • Rahman, Mustafizur
  • Alam, M Shah
  • Sultana, Salima
  • Alam, Anadil
  • Khan, Sharful I
  • Mayer, Kenneth H
  • Azim, Tasnim
  • 1 From the *Programme for HIV and AIDS, Infectious Diseases Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh; †International Center for Maternal and Newborn Health, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD; ‡Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Laboratory Sciences and Services Division, §Virology Laboratory, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka; ¶Save the Children in Bangladesh; **Maternal and Child Health Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh; and ††Fenway Institute, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. , (Bangladesh)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Sexually transmitted diseases
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2017
Volume
44
Issue
1
Pages
21–28
Identifiers
PMID: 27898572
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Despite receiving HIV/STI prevention services, bacterial STIs remain prevalent among FSWs suggesting the need for more effective management of STIs. The guidelines for management of STIs need revision in view of the emerging resistance.

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