Chlamydia screening is not cost-effective at low participation rates: evidence from a repeated register-based implementation study in The Netherlands.

@article{Wit2015ChlamydiaSI,
  title={Chlamydia screening is not cost-effective at low participation rates: evidence from a repeated register-based implementation study in The Netherlands.},
  author={G A Ardine de Wit and Eelco A. B. Over and Boris V. Schmid and J E A M van Bergen and Ingrid V F van den Broek and Marianne A. B. van der Sande and Robert Welte and Eline LM Op de Coul and Mirjam E. Kretzschmar},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  year={2015},
  volume={91 6},
  pages={423-9}
}
OBJECTIVE In three pilot regions of The Netherlands, all 16-29 year olds were invited to participate in three annual rounds of Chlamydia screening. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of repeated Chlamydia screening, based on empirical data. METHODS A mathematical model was employed to estimate the influence of repeated… CONTINUE READING