Screening of pregnant women attending the antenatal care clinic of a tertiary hospital in eastern Saudi Arabia for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections

@inproceedings{Alzahrani2010ScreeningOP,
  title={Screening of pregnant women attending the antenatal care clinic of a tertiary hospital in eastern Saudi Arabia for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections},
  author={Alhusain J. Alzahrani and Obeid Elteifi Obeid and Manal Ismail Hassan and Abdalaziz A. Almulhim},
  booktitle={Indian journal of sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS},
  year={2010}
}
INRODUCTION Of the "top ten" sexually transmitted infections, Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae are ranked second and fifth, respectively, worldwide. AIM The aim of this study was to screen the pregnant women for C. trachomatis and N. gonorrhoeae infections and to detect antimicrobial resistance pattern of N. gonorrhoeae. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study was a prospective, hospital-based analysis of a random sample of pregnant women visiting the antenatal clinic of a tertiary… CONTINUE READING
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