Catherine L Cammarata

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Trichomonas vaginalis is the most prevalent nonviral sexually transmitted infection worldwide, and improved diagnostic methods are critical for controlling this pathogen. Diagnostic assays that can be used in conjunction with routine chlamydia/gonorrhea nucleic acid-based screening are likely to have the most impact on disease control. Here we describe the(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the trends in chlamydia positivity among New Orleans high school students tested in a schoolwide screening between 1996 and 2005, and to determine factors associated with chlamydia positivity among students during the 10-year period. METHODS Between school years 1995-1996 and 2004-2005, students in New Orleans public high schools(More)
BACKGROUND Chlamydia and gonorrhea coinfection outside of healthcare facilities is less well known. GOAL To determine the co-occurrence of both sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among high school students participating in a school-based screening and to assess the relevance of dual treatment recommendations in this population. STUDY DESIGN During the(More)
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