Antimicrobial resistance in the Netherlands is remaining reasonably stable
Antimicrobial resistance is increasing on a global level. It is difficult to treat infections caused by resistant bacteria.
Discussion regarding health-based guidance value of PFOA
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a provisional health-based guidance value for perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA).
More gonorrhoea, syphilis and chlamydia at Dutch STI clinics
An increasing number of clients tested at a Dutch STI clinic for a sexually transmitted infection (STI) is diagnosed with gonorrhoea, syphilis and chlamydia.
CAESAR annual report 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) published its first CAESAR annual report 2014.
The number of STI tests keeps increasing
The number of clients tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) at Dutch STI clinics has increased since 2004.
Is screening for sexually transmitted infections as part of HIV care cost-effective in the Netherlands?
Routine screening for anorectal chlamydia among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) could avert further spread of chlamydia and HIV in the total MSM population.
Regional differences in testing rates underestimate incidence of LGV epidemic
Until 2003, Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), an aggressive form of chlamydia, was considered to be a rare tropical disease, endemic to Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.