High incidence of new sexually transmitted infections in the year following a sexually transmitted infection: a case for rescreening.


BACKGROUND Studies show 11% to 15% of women treated for Chlamydia trachomatis are reinfected 3 to 4 months after treatment, suggesting the need for rescreening. There is little information on infections among men, infections with Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Trichomonas vaginalis, or long-term follow-up. OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of new sexually… (More)