'...they should be offering it": a qualitative study to investigate young peoples' attitudes towards chlamydia screening in GP surgeries
- Screen young women for chlamydia yearly. Liddle, Rachel // GP: General Practitioner;10/27/2006, p8
The article focuses on a study of 1,971 women in England that suggested that all women aged 16 to 24 should have annual chlamydia screenings. Researchers said that retesting at six-month interval should be done for women testing positive for chlamydia. According to the study, women who were...
- Young women"s decisions to accept chlamydia screening: influences of stigma and doctorpatient interactions. Balfe, Myles; Brugha, Ruairi; O'Donovan, Diarmuid; O'Connell, Emer; Vaughan, Deirdre // BMC Public Health;2010, Vol. 10, p425
Background: An understanding of the factors that encourage young women to accept, and discourage them from accepting, STI (sexually transmitted infection) testing is needed to underpin opportunistic screening programs for the STI Chlamydia trachomatis (opportunistic screening involves healthcare...
- Combating the silent chlamydia epidemic. Walsh, Cathleen M.; Irwin, Kathleen L. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Apr2002, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p90
Discusses the importance of early diagnosis and treatment in the management of chlamydial infection. Techniques for early diagnosis of chlamydia; Prevention of long-term complications; Reasons behind the poor utilization of screening programs in diagnosing the presence of chlamydia.
- Independent Nurse: Vital Statistics - Chlamydia screening. // GP: General Practitioner;11/18/2005, p92
This article reports that 78,000 people in Great Britain have been screened for chlamydia since 2003. It is informed that the National Chlamydia Screening Programme will be rolled out across England in the next year. The latest figures from the programme show screening occurred in 21 types of...
- Successful Chlamydia Screening. Klitsch, Michael // Family Planning Perspectives;May/Jun93, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p99
The article presents information on the chlamdiya screening program in the family planning clinics of Wisconsin. In 1986, 14 percent of women at an urban family planning clinic and 11 percent at four nonurban clinics were found to be infected with Chlamydia trachornatis. At the screening program...
- COMMENTARY. Adams, E. J.; Turner, K. M. E. // Sexually Transmitted Infections;Jun2006, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p201
The article focuses on the cost effectiveness of chlamydia screening. There are several papers that highlight the lack of appropriate methods used in the majority of previous studies. It is stated that cost effectiveness studies have assumed the results of chlamydial infections. Since this has...
- NEW RAPID TEST DEVELOPED TO DETECT CHLAMYDIA. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;3/1/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 5, piv
Describes the rapid test for Chlamydia developed by an international team of scientists.
- New insights into a persistent problem -- chlamydial infections. Morrison, Richard P. // Journal of Clinical Investigation;6/1/2003, Vol. 111 Issue 11, p1647
Presents information on chlamydial infections. Clinical manifestations; Analysis of genital Chlamydia trachomatis strains; Intracellular developmental cycle of Chlamydia; Experimental persistence in cell culture.
- Chlamydiae in corvids. Di Francesco, A.; Donati, M.; Laroucau, K.; Balboni, A.; Galuppi, R.; Merialdi, G.; Salvatore, D.; Renzi, M. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;11/7/2015, Vol. 177 Issue 18, preceding p466
The article investigates the prevalence of Chlamydiaceae bacteria in corvids. Topics discussed include the symptoms of avian chlamydiosis, a bird disease commonly caused by the intracellular bacterium Chlamydia psiitaci, the ways in which the condition can be transmitted by birds to humans and...