The C-project: use of self-collection kits to screen for Chlamydia trachomatis in young people in a community-based health promotion project.

@article{Martin2009TheCU,
  title={The C-project: use of self-collection kits to screen for Chlamydia trachomatis in young people in a community-based health promotion project.},
  author={Lynne Martin and Eleanor Freedman and Leanne Burton and Scott Rutter and Vickie Knight and Alfa D'Amato and Carolyn Murray and Jackie Drysdale and Sophie Harvey and Anna M. McNulty},
  journal={Sexual health},
  year={2009},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={157-62}
}
BACKGROUND The present study aimed to ascertain the acceptability to at-risk young people of self-collected urine samples as a means of testing for Chlamydia trachomatis (chlamydia); to determine the effectiveness of drop-off and outreach collection methods as a means of detecting and treating chlamydia; and to determine the rate of positive chlamydia tests in a sample of the target group. METHODS Participants requested postal testing kits from the project website, the NSW Sexual Health… CONTINUE READING
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