Clinical aspects of diagnosis of gonorrhea and Chlamydia infection in an acute care setting

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We found a 10.4% prevalence of unrecognized genital gonorrhea and Chlamydia infection among young adults of an urban emergency department. Intensified detection and treatment policies are needed to prevent continued transmission and complications of sexually transmitted infections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)655-659
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume32
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 15 2001

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Chlamydia Infections
Gonorrhea
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Hospital Emergency Service
Young Adult
Therapeutics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology

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