Screening for chlamydia in adolescents and young women.

@article{MangioneSmith2000ScreeningFC,
  title={Screening for chlamydia in adolescents and young women.},
  author={Rita M Mangione-Smith and Elizabeth A. McGlynn and Liisa Hiatt},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={154 11},
  pages={1108-13}
}
OBJECTIVE To measure the proportion of sexually active females aged 15 to 25 years who received a screening test for Chlamydia trachomatis infection during the previous year. DESIGN Administrative data were used to identify females in the target age range who were likely to be sexually active. Medical record data were reviewed for a sample to determine whether the administrative algorithm was acceptable. Laboratory claims data and medical record data were used to identify females who had had… CONTINUE READING

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