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Revista de Saúde Pública

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Abstract

ITO, Ana Misako Y. et al. A study of sexually transmittable diseases in Londrina, Paraná, Brazil: III. The prevalence of gonorrhea in 1976-1977. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1980, vol.14, n.1, pp. 36-42. ISSN 0034-8910.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101980000100003.

This study of the prevalence of gonorrhea in Londrina, Paraná shows - from data obtained from four of the city's major laboratories - that 1993 out of every 100,000 people are infected with gonorrhea. Analysis of public health services found them inadequate for control of this and other venereal diseases.

Keywords : Venereal diseases [Londrina, PR, Brazil]; Venereal diseases [prevention and control]; Gonorrhea.

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