Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae prevalence and coinfection in adolescents entering selected US juvenile detention centers, 1997-2002.

@article{Kahn2005ChlamydiaTA,
  title={Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae prevalence and coinfection in adolescents entering selected US juvenile detention centers, 1997-2002.},
  author={Richard H Kahn and Debra J. Mosure and Susan Blank and Charlotte Kathleen Kent and Joan M Chow and Melina R. Boudov and Jeffrey B Brock and Scott D Tulloch},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2005},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={255-9}
}
BACKGROUND Juvenile detention centers offer public health practitioners an opportunity to gain access to large numbers of adolescents at risk for chlamydia and gonorrhea. GOAL To describe the prevalence and coinfection of chlamydia and gonorrhea among adolescents in 14 US juvenile detention centers from 1997 to 2002. STUDY We calculated the prevalence of chlamydia and gonorrhea in males and females, stratified by race/ethnicity, age group, and site. We also calculated the proportion of… CONTINUE READING

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