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Record high incidence of syphilis cases in Finland in 2022
  1. Ilari Kuitunen
  1. Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Kuopio, Finland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ilari Kuitunen, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Kuopio 70210, Finland; ilari.kuitunen{at}

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The incidence of sexually transmitted infections in Finland has continued to increase in recent decade and throughout the pandemic.1 2 Concerning development has been especially in Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections. The aim of this brief report was to report the incidence of laboratory-confirmed syphilis cases in Finland.

For this nationwide cohort study, all cases of …

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  • Contributors IK as the only author did all the work.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.