2018, Number 4
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ABSTRACTIntroduction: the infections of sexual transmission represent an important risk for the life. It has been documented with national and international revisions the increment of cases of syphilis, mainly in homosexual males.
Objective: to characterize the morbilidad for syphilis in the municipality Columbus.
Materials and methods: He/she was carried out a traverse descriptive study with an universe of 81 notified patients of syphilis in the municipality of Columbus during five year period 2011 at the 2015.Se he/she obtained the information of the cards of EDO and of the clinical histories. Epidemic variables were managed: age, sex, occupation, year of diagnostic, notification stage, initial serología and sexual orientation. The data were introduced in excel and statistical measures of absolute and relative frequency were used. Previous to the process the consent of the scientific advice was requested.
Results: A progressive increase of the incidence was verified in the five year period with the two year-old relevance. The illness prevailed in youths between 20 and 29 years. There was a prevalence of men. More than the third part of the men they had a homosexual orientation. 16.7% of the women was in gestation. People stood out without labor and educational bond given by 41.9%. The high dilutions in the initial serologías and the secundarismo like notification stage were variable represented for more than half of the analyzed patients.
Conclusions: the syphilis is in reemergencia. The municipality of Columbus contributes an important number in the statistics with an ascent in its notifications. Vulnerable groups are evidenced to acquire this infection and in those that the focus control should be focused to modify its incidence toward favorable indicators.