On the need to screen for Chlamydia and gonorrhea infections prior to colposcopy in adolescents.

@article{Harel1997OnTN,
  title={On the need to screen for Chlamydia and gonorrhea infections prior to colposcopy in adolescents.},
  author={Zeev Harel and Suzanne Riggs},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={87-90}
}
PURPOSE The purposes of this study were to explore the association of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) with cervical biopsy and to examine whether screening for Chlamydia and gonorrhea infections within 2 weeks prior to colposcopy is a standard clinical practice among adolescents' care providers in the United States. METHODS An anonymous questionnaire was distributed to U.S. physicians and nurses who are members of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, and/or the North American Society for… CONTINUE READING