Table 2

Testing rates by demographic and behavioural risk factor (according to GP guidelines5) seen at STI consultations, in the Dutch sentinel GP network, 2008–2011

High-risk groupnChlamydiaGonorrhoeaHIVSyphilisHepatitis BAll tests recommended in guidelines5
<25 years old828679 (82%)621 (75%)621 (75%)
<25 years old with recent casual sexual contacts150137 (91%)117 (78%)50 (33%)44 (29%)30 (20%)25 (17%)
MSM7139 (55%)40 (56%)33 (47%)28 (39%)14 (20%)12 (17%)
CSWs and clients of CSWs2622 (85%)22 (85%)16 (62%)13 (50%)11 (42%)9 (35%)
Patient or partner from HIV endemic country332269 (81%)246 (74%)110 (33%)100 (30%)70 (21%)50 (15%)
  • CSWs, commercial sex workers; GP, general practitioner; MSM, men who have sex with men; STI, sexually transmitted infection.