Chlamydia trachomatis prevalence in undocumented migrants undergoing voluntary termination of pregnancy: a prospective cohort study
- Opportunistic screening for genital chlamydial infection. II: Prevalence among healthcare attenders, outcome, and evaluation of positive cases. Pimenta, J.M.; Catchpole, M.; Rogers, P.A.; Hopwood, J.; Randall, S.; Mallinson, H.; Perkins, E.; Jackson, N.; Carlisle, C.; Hewitt, G.; Underhill, G.; Gleave, T.; McLean, L.; Ghosh, A.; Tobin, J.; Harindra, V. // Sexually Transmitted Infections;Feb2003, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p22
Studies the prevalence and treatment outcomes among young women screened for Chlamydia trachomatis. Prevalence higher in younger women; Role of project health advisers in managing results and coordinating treatment of positive individuals; Improving awareness and education about sexually...
- Adolescence and the other risk factors for Chlamydia trachomatis genitourinary infection in women in Melbourne, Australia. Williams, H.; Tabrizi, S.N.; Lee, W.; Kovacs, G.T.; Garland, S. // Sexually Transmitted Infections;Feb2003, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p31
Discusses the prevalence of and risk factors for Chlamydia trachomatis infection to determine the role of universal versus targeted testing. High prevalence of C. trachomatis indicating that universal testing should be undertaken in the inner city clinic; Young age may not be a risk factor for...
- Pilot study of the utility and acceptability of tampon sampling for the diagnosis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis infections by duplex realtime polymerase chain reaction in United Kingdom sex workers. Kimmitt, P. T.; Tabrizi, S. N.; Crosatti, M.; Garland, S. M.; Schober, P. C.; Rajakumar, K.; Chapman, C. A. // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Apr2010, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p279
We aimed to evaluate the acceptability of self-collected tampon samples for the screening of female sex workers for sexually transmitted infections. We recruited 65 sex workers, and 63 agreed to provide tampon samples. The tampon samples were processed by realtime polymerase chain reaction (PCR)...
- Factors influencing women's views on the acceptability and experience of being opportunistically screened for Chlamydia trachomatis in hospital settings. McMillan, L. E. J.; Norman, J. E.; Murray, K.; Reid, M. E. // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Dec2006, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p821
A subsample of 681 women participating in a two-centred, three-setting larger (2817) prevalence study were approached and, with consent, administered a questionnaire by post or in person. The questionnaire asked about their views of opportunistic screening for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT). The...
- Testing of Introital Samples for Chlamydia and Trichomonas. Apgar, Barbara // American Family Physician;11/15/1996, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p2291
Focuses on Chlamydia Trachomatis and Trichomonas vaginalis, the common sexually transmitted infections associated with adverse pregnancy outcome. Comparison on the usefulness of introital and endocervical specimens in the detection of chlamydial and trichomonal infections; How the infections...
- Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in women having cervical smear tests. Smith, J.R.; Murdoch, J.; Carrington, D.; Frew, C.E.; Dougall, A.J.; MacKinnon, H.; Baillie, D.; Byford, D.M.; Forrest, C.A.; Davis, J.A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/12/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6768, p82
Examines the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in women having cervical smear tests in Glasgow, Scotland. Determination of sexually transmitted infections; Measurement on the rates of chlamydia antibodies; Factors contributing to the prevalence of the infection.
- Literature Reviews. Braverman, Paula K. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jun2000, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p378
Presents information on a study which assessed the incident of Chlamydia trachomatis infections among adolescent females in the United States. Methodology of the study; Factors related to the infection; Clinical symptoms of the sexually transmitted disease; Medical diagnosis.
- Brief Encounters. Shahmanesh, Mohsen // Sexually Transmitted Infections;Aug2002, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p227
Introduces a series of articles concerning sexually transmitted disease, featured in the August 2002 issue of periodical 'Sexually Transmitted Infections.' Merits of nucleic acid amplification tests for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis; Use of the rapid plasma reagin test to diagnose...
- Bilateral groove sign with penoscrotal elephantiasis. Aggarwal, K.; Jain, V.K.; Gupta, S. // Sexually Transmitted Infections;Dec2002, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p458
Reports on lymphogranuloma venereum, a sexually transmitted disease of the lymph channels caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. Manifestation of the infection in the scrotum, penis or vulva; Enlargement of femoral lymph nodes in penoscrotal elephantiasis; Findings of the physical examination.