STI/HIV: Sexually transmitted infections - Prevalence study methodology


WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Publication details

Publication date: 1999
Price: US $ 10
ISBN: 9290611502
Number of pages: 41



These guidelines describe a standardized survey methodology that uses a simple, reliable and reproducible study design that can be widely used and implemented at the local level. It is designed to collect basic demographic information and clinical specimens for laboratory testing of sexually-transmitted infection (STI). The guidelines have been designed so that they can be modified by the principal investigator in each setting to suit local needs and capacity.