Sexually transmitted diseases and Chlamydia trachomatis in women consulting for contraception.

@article{Avonts1989SexuallyTD,
  title={Sexually transmitted diseases and Chlamydia trachomatis in women consulting for contraception.},
  author={D. Avonts and M Sercu and P Heyerick and I Vandermeeren and Peter K. Piot},
  journal={The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={1989},
  volume={39 327},
  pages={418-20}
}
To study the frequency of genital infections in women consulting their family doctor for contraception, 248 women (median age 23 years) were examined for a range of genital microorganisms. The prevalence of clue cells, Candida albicans and Trichomonas vaginalis were 21.0%, 12.9% and 2.0%, respectively. Neisseria gonorrhoeae was isolated in only one case, whereas Chlamydia trachomatis was found in 6.3% of women. A specific clinical picture for an infection with C. trachomatis in women was not… CONTINUE READING