Audit of Postal Test Kits in Edinburgh for Chlamydia trachomatis as an alternative to genitourinary medicine clinic attendance.

@article{Davison2007AuditOP,
  title={Audit of Postal Test Kits in Edinburgh for Chlamydia trachomatis as an alternative to genitourinary medicine clinic attendance.},
  author={Rod P Davison and S Bartholemew and Daniel Clutterbuck},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={349-50}
}
Our objective was to investigate whether Postal Test Kits (PTKs) for Chlamydia trachomatis in Edinburgh offer an alternative to genitourinary (GU) medicine clinic attendance. All PTKs returned in the Edinburgh area over a six-month period from August 2005 were audited. Data on age and previous access to GU medicine services were collected. Return rates of kits from various sources were calculated. In all, 799 kits were returned with 72 (9%) chlamydia prevalence, and 10% had previously attended… CONTINUE READING