Chlamydia and gonorrhoea in pregnant Batswana women: time to discard the syndromic approach?

@article{Romoren2007ChlamydiaAG,
  title={Chlamydia and gonorrhoea in pregnant Batswana women: time to discard the syndromic approach?},
  author={Maria Romoren and Johanne Sundby and Manonmany Velauthapillai and Mafizur Rahman and Elise Klouman and Per Hjortdahl},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={27 - 27}
}
BACKGROUND Chlamydia and gonorrhoea are major causes of morbidity among women in developing countries. Both infections have been associated with pregnancy-related complications, and case detection and treatment in pregnancy is essential. In countries without laboratory support, the diagnosis and treatment of cervical infections is based on the syndromic approach. In this study we measured the prevalence of chlamydia and gonorrhoea among antenatal care attendees in Botswana. We evaluated the… CONTINUE READING
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