Young pregnant women's views on the acceptability of screening for chlamydia as part of routine antenatal care
- CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS ANTIGEN DETECTION IN PREGNANCY AND ITS VERIFICATION BY ANTIBODY BLOCKING ASSAY. Malenie, R.; Joshi, P. J.; Mathur, M. D. // Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Apr2006, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p97
Purpose: To detect the prevalence of genital infection caused by Chlamydia trachomatis in pregnant women and also to confirm the positive results using blocking antibody assay. Methods: Endocervical specimens were collected from 200 symptomatic and asymptomatic pregnant women attending the ANC...
- Independent Nurse: Journals Watch. // GP: General Practitioner;1/29/2010, p6
The article discusses medical studies published in various journals. A study published in PNAS Online reported that U.S. researchers have identified a gene associated with aggressive prostate cancer. A poll by the British Department of Health (DoH) has found that ignorance about the risks of...
- Intransigent genital infection? Suspect chlamydiae. Larson, Elaine // RN;Jan84, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p42
Presents information on the bacteria called chlamydiae. Diseases caused by chlamydiae; Examples of a typical case caused by chlamydial infection; Serious complications of chlamydiae. INSETS: CECredit;Chlamydial diseases common in the U.S..
- International Research & Opinion. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;1/13/2007, Issue 519, p4
The article offers information on various medical research. One study examined the link between productivity losses and untreated chlamydial infections. A research concluded that pramipexole administration is cost effective for patients with restless leg syndrome. Another study emphasized the...
- Chlamydial and gonococcal reinfection among men: a systematic review of data to evaluate the need for retesting. Fung, Monica; Scott, Katherine C.; Kent, Charlotte K.; Klausner, Jeffrey D. // Sexually Transmitted Infections;Jul2007, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p304
This study aimed to systematically review and describe the evidence on chlamydia and gonorrhoea reinfection among men, and to evaluate the need for retesting recommendations in men. PubMed and STI conference abstract books from January 1995 to October 2006 were searched to identify studies on...
- Screening for Chlamydial Infection. LIN, KENNETH W.; RAMSEY, LOLITA // American Family Physician;12/15/2008, Vol. 78 Issue 12, p1349
A quiz about the diagnosis for chlamydial infection is presented.
- coming your way. // Pulse;6/18/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 24, p7
Provides an overview of recent medical research findings in Great Britain. Suggestion that brain cells grown in the laboratory could provide a cure for Parkinsonism, epilepsy and Alzheimer's disease; Opinion of sexual health expert William Ford-Young on a vaccine that can be sniffed to protect...
- Neonatal chlamydial infections. Crombleholme, William R. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Apr2000, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p76
Deals with neonatal chlamydial infections. Pathophysiology; Diagnosis; Neonatal prophylaxis; Treatment.
- GPs can help to reduce chlamydia infections. Rees, Trevor // GP: General Practitioner;3/31/2003, p62
Genital infection with Chlamydia trachomatis is the commonest bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the Great Britain. Nulliparous women, those presenting for a termination, and those on the pill are also at higher risk. About 70 per cent of women and 50 per cent of men with chlamydia are...