Profile of Sexually Transmitted Infection at Dermatovenereology Clinic, Dr. Moewardi Hospital, Surakarta, Central Java


Prasetyadi Mawardi, Fiska Rosita, Fitri Fatimah, Eka Devinta Novi Diana

 

Department of Dermatovenereology, Dr. Moewardi Hospital, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta, Central Java

 

ABSTRACT

Background: The sexually transmitted infection (STI) is caused by bacteria, virus, and parasite that are transmitted through vaginal, anal, or oral sexual contact. STI can cause severe fetal and neonatal damage, genital neoplasia, infertility and if left untreated may cause life-threatening complications. This study aimed to investigate the profile of STI at Dermatovenereology Clinic, Dr. Moewardi Hospital, in Surakarta, Central Java.

Subjects and Method: This was a descriptive study conducted at the Dermatovenereology Outpatient Clinic, Dr. Moewardi Hospital, in Surakarta, Central Java, from 2016 to 2018. A total of 253 patients visiting for STI problems were selected for this study. The dependent variable was STI. The data were obtained from medical record, and described in percent.

Results: As many as 125 (49.4%) patients were female and 128 (50.6%) patients were male. 40% patients aged 21 to 30 years. The types of STI included (1) Condyloma acuminata (71.2%); (2) Gonnorhoea (7.90%); (3) Herpes genital (5.53%); (4) Non-specific urethritis (4.74%); (5) Secondary syphilis (3.56%); (6) Trichomoniasis (3.16%); (7) Bacterial vaginosis (1.98%); (8) Candidiasis vulvovaginalis (1.19%); and (9) Lymphogranuloma venereum (0.79%).  

Conclusion: Various types of STI have been described. The most common STI is condyloma acuminata.

Keywords: profile, sexually transmitted infection

Correspondence: Prasetyadi Mawardi. Department of Dermatovenereology, Dr. Moewardi Hospital, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta, Central Java Email: prasetyadimawardi@yahoo.com. Mobile: 081229750211.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/the6thicph.05.26

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