Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in women, heterosexual men and MSM visiting HIV counselling institutions in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany - should Chlamydia testing be scaled up?

@inproceedings{Lallemand2016PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in women, heterosexual men and MSM visiting HIV counselling institutions in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany - should Chlamydia testing be scaled up?},
  author={Anne Lallemand and Viviane Bremer and Klaus Jansen and Stine Nielsen and Dieter Muenstermann and Andreas Lucht and Carsten Tiemann},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Patients asking for a free anonymous HIV test may have contracted other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as Chlamydia trachomatis, yet Chlamydia prevalence in that population is unknown. This study aimed to assess the prevalence and factors associated with Chlamydia infection in patients seeking HIV testing at local public health authorities (LPHA) in order to evaluate whether Chlamydia testing should be routinely offered to them. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING
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