Chlamydia trachomatis among sexually active teenage girls. Lack of correlation between chlamydial infection, history of the patient and clinical signs of infection.


Cultures for Chlamydia trachomatis were obtained from 1012 teenage girls attending an adolescence clinic mainly for family planning; C. trachomatis was isolated from 174 (17.2%). The proportion of chlamydia-positive girls varied between 15.7% and 28.5% depending whether or not there were symptoms and signs of infection. Neither the history nor the finding… (More)