TITLE

CDC Grand Rounds: Chlamydia Prevention: Challenges and Strategies for Reducing Disease Burden and Sequelae

AUTHOR(S)
Satterwhite, C. L.; Gottlieb, S. L.; Romaguera, R.; Bolan, G.; Burstein, G.; Schuler, C.; Popovic, T.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/1/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 12, p370
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals the issues and plans for cutting the spread of chlamydia, a sexually-transmitted disease initiated by bacterium Chlamydia trachonatis. In 2009, 1,244,180 cases were notified all over the U.S., although about 2.8 million people are infected annually. The disease is managed through nucleic acid amplification exams as means of diagnosis, wherein the disease comes from women who have reproductive problems, and treated with either 1 dose of oral azithromycin or a 1-week doxycycline treatment.
ACCESSION #
60259250

 

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