Term: Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections (STBBIs)
Last Updated: 2012-10-16
Infections that are transmitted through sexual contact and/or by blood. Some sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), hepatitis B, and syphilis can also be transmitted through sharing of intravenous drug needles and through childbirth.
Manitoba Health Web site -
Communicable Disease Control: Sexually Transmitted and Bloodborne Infections Web Page
- accessed August 2, 2012.
Manitoba Health. Communicable disease control: Sexually transmitted and bloodborne infections. http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publichealth/cdc/sti/index.html. Accessed August 2, 2012.(View)
Term used in
Brownell M, Chartier M, Santos R, Ekuma O, Au W, Sarkar J, MacWilliam L, Burland E, Koseva I, Guenette W.
How are Manitoba's Children Doing?
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy,
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