Decreased prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection associated with a selective screening program in family planning clinics in Wisconsin.

@article{Addiss1993DecreasedPO,
  title={Decreased prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection associated with a selective screening program in family planning clinics in Wisconsin.},
  author={David G Addiss and Marylin L. Vaughn and D Ludka and John Pfister and Jeffrey P. Davis},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={1993},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={28-35}
}
The effectiveness of selective screening for control of Chlamydia trachomatis is unknown. In 1986, a statewide screening program began in family planning clinics in Wisconsin after the prevalence of infection among women was found to be 10.7% in four nonurban clinics and 13.7% in an urban Milwaukee clinic. In 1990, endocervical specimens were obtained from 1,757 women attending these same clinics; 5.2% of women in the non-urban clinics and 6.9% in the Milwaukee clinic tested positive for C… CONTINUE READING

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