The frequency of salpingitis and ectopic pregnancy as epidemiologic markers of Chlamydia trachomatis.

@article{Bjartling2000TheFO,
  title={The frequency of salpingitis and ectopic pregnancy as epidemiologic markers of Chlamydia trachomatis.},
  author={Carina Bjartling and Stellan Osser and Kenneth Persson},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2000},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={123-8}
}
BACKGROUND To study the incidence of non-gonococcal salpingitis, gonococcal salpingitis and ectopic pregnancy in a defined population over a 28-year period on the assumption that the frequency of salpingitis and ectopic pregnancy may indirectly illustrate the epidemiological pattern of Chlamydia trachomatis. DESIGN A retrospective epidemiological study. SETTING University hospital with an urban catchment area. PATIENTS Five thousand two hundred and thirty-three patients admitted to the… CONTINUE READING

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