Decreasing incidences of gonorrhea- and chlamydia-associated acute pelvic inflammatory disease. A 25-year study from an urban area of central Sweden.

@article{Kamwendo1996DecreasingIO,
  title={Decreasing incidences of gonorrhea- and chlamydia-associated acute pelvic inflammatory disease. A 25-year study from an urban area of central Sweden.},
  author={Francis Kamwendo and Lars Forslin and Lennart Bodin and Dan Danielsson},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={384-91}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Acute pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) affects women in their reproductive years and is often a complication of a sexually transmitted disease (STD), particularly Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis. Infertility, ectopic pregnancy, and chronic lower abdominal pain are common long-term sequelae to acute PID. Through different preventive measures, endemic N. gonorrhoeae is almost eliminated, and C. trachomatis has been reduced almost fourfold in Sweden… CONTINUE READING