Chlamydial and gonococcal testing during pregnancy in the United States.

@article{Blatt2012ChlamydialAG,
  title={Chlamydial and gonococcal testing during pregnancy in the United States.},
  author={Amy J. Blatt and Jay M Lieberman and Donald R Hoover and Harvey W Kaufman},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2012},
  volume={207 1},
  pages={55.e1-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to estimate the rates of testing, prevalence, and follow-up testing for chlamydial and gonococcal infection in a nationally based population that is comparable with the US pregnant population in terms of age and race. STUDY DESIGN We extracted laboratory results for 1,293,423 pregnant women tested over a 3-year period. RESULTS During pregnancy, 59% (761,315 of 1,293,423) and 57% (730,796 of 1,293,423) of women were tested at least once for Chlamydia… CONTINUE READING