Outcomes Related to STI Partner Notification

Publication Summary

The objective of this review was to examine the effect of partner notification strategies on: index patient re-infection rates, changes in the behaviour of index patients or partners, incidence of sexually transmitted infections and blood borne infections (STBBIs) in Canada, reaching high transmitters versus monogamous partners, acceptability of various partner notification strategies, cost of partner notification, and unintended harm as a result of partner notification.