Positive Testing for Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis and the Risk of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in IUD Users.

@article{Birgisson2015PositiveTF,
  title={Positive Testing for Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis and the Risk of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in IUD Users.},
  author={Natalia E Birgisson and Qiuhong Zhao and Gina M. Secura and Tessa E Madden and Jeffrey F Peipert},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={354-9}
}
BACKGROUND Unintended pregnancies are a major public health problem in the United States, and intrauterine devices (IUDs) are among the most effective reversible birth control methods available. Historically, there have been concerns about IUD use and infection among young and/or high-risk women that may increase the risk of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and subsequent infertility. METHODS The Contraceptive CHOICE Project (CHOICE) was a prospective cohort study of over 9,000 women 14-45… CONTINUE READING

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