Sexually transmitted infections in pregnant adolescents: prevalence and association with maternal and foetal morbidity

@article{BorgesCosta2012SexuallyTI,
  title={Sexually transmitted infections in pregnant adolescents: prevalence and association with maternal and foetal morbidity},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Borges-Costa and Carla Matos and Fred A Pereira},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 8},
  pages={972-5}
}
BACKGROUND Pregnant adolescents have a high incidence of sexually transmitted infections and higher risk of adverse birth outcome. OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in pregnant adolescents and the associations between these infections and adverse birth outcome. METHODS A prospective study with a face-to-face interview to pregnant adolescents was followed by first-void urine and cervical swabs collection for polymerase chain reaction testing for Chlamydia… CONTINUE READING

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