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={R. H. Kahn and D. Mosure and S. Blank and C. Kent and J. Chow and Melina R. Boudov and J. Brock and Scott Tulloch},
  journal={Sexually Transmitted Diseases},
  year={2005},
  volume={32},
  pages={255-259}
}
  • R. H. Kahn, D. Mosure, +5 authors Scott Tulloch
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • 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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