Prevalence of self-medication with antibiotics among patients attending a clinic for treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.

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To ascertain the prevalence of self-medication with antimicrobial agents among patients attending a clinic for treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), we administered a questionnaire to and collected a urine specimen for antimicrobial testing from 551 patients before treatment. We defined self-medication as an antimicrobial agent taken on the… (More)

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@article{Gordon1993PrevalenceOS, title={Prevalence of self-medication with antibiotics among patients attending a clinic for treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.}, author={Steven M. Gordon and Debra J. Mosure and James W. Lewis and Shaleak Brown and S E McNagny and George P. Schmid}, journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={1993}, volume={17 3}, pages={462-5} }