Screening of oropharynx and anorectum increases prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection in female STD clinic visitors.

@article{Peters2011ScreeningOO,
  title={Screening of oropharynx and anorectum increases prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection in female STD clinic visitors.},
  author={Remco P H Peters and No{\"e}mi Nijsten and Johan A E M Mutsaers and Casper L Jansen and Servaas A Morr{\'e} and A Petra van Leeuwen},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={38 9},
  pages={783-7}
}
BACKGROUND The relevance of screening of oropharynx and anorectum in addition to endocervical tests for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection is unclear in women, while there is a documented benefit of this approach in men who have sex with men. METHODS Female visitors to the sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinic were asked about their sexual practice as a part of the routine electronic patient file. In addition to tests for endocervical infection, swabs… CONTINUE READING