Lower genital tract infection and endometritis: insight into subclinical pelvic inflammatory disease.

@article{Wiesenfeld2002LowerGT,
  title={Lower genital tract infection and endometritis: insight into subclinical pelvic inflammatory disease.},
  author={Harold C. Wiesenfeld and Sharon Louise Hillier and Marijane A. Krohn and Antonio J Amortegui and Robert Phillips Heine and Daniel V. Landers and Richard L. Sweet},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2002},
  volume={100 3},
  pages={456-63}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between lower genital tract infections and subclinical PID. Fallopian tube damage is a common complication of acute symptomatic pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), yet most women with tubal factor infertility do not have a history of acute PID. Subclinical PID is believed to be an important cause of tubal factor infertility. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional study among women attending a sexually transmitted diseases or ambulatory gynecology clinic… CONTINUE READING
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