Sentinel surveillance of sexually transmitted diseases in Italy

Euro Surveill. 1998 Jun;3(6):55-58. doi: 10.2807/esm.03.06.00097-en.


Statutory notifications suggest that the incidence of gonorrhoea and syphilis have fallen in the past 30 years in Italy, as in other developed countries. Nevertheless, during the 1980s, the annual notification rates in Italy were from 15 to 50 times lower