Risk factors for active trachoma and Chlamydia trachomatis infection in rural Ethiopia after mass treatment with azithromycin.

@article{Edwards2008RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for active trachoma and Chlamydia trachomatis infection in rural Ethiopia after mass treatment with azithromycin.},
  author={Tansy Edwards and Emma M. Harding-Esch and Girum Hailu and Aura Andreason and David C. W. Mabey and Jim Todd and Phillippa Cumberland},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={556-65}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate risk factors for ocular Chlamydia trachomatis infection and active trachoma, comparing communities receiving or not receiving an intervention programme of community-wide azithromycin treatment and health education. METHODS In a 3-year post-intervention follow-up survey, 1722 children aged 3-9 years, from randomly selected households in 37 communities, were examined for signs of active trachoma and had samples taken to test for ocular C. trachomatis by polymerase… CONTINUE READING
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