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Venereal Diseases in Canada

For several decades, rates of gonorrhea, syphilis and genital chlamydia infection in Canada and the United States have followed similar trends. [1,2]  As with many other countries, the incidence of gonorrhea in the region fell precipitously following the appearance of AIDS during the 1980’s, but have been rebounding since 2000.  The following chart was generated by a tool in GIDEON which converts yearly incidence data into rates per 100,000, and combines graphs selected by the user. [3]


  1. Berger SA. Infectious Diseases of Canada, 2017.  452 pages, 114 graphs, 3,091 references. Gideon e-books,
  2. Berger SA. Infectious Diseases of the United States, 2017. 1,220 pages, 496 graphs, 14,855 references. Gideon e-books,
  3. Gideon multi-graph tool,

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