The prevalence of rectal chlamydial infection amongst men who have sex with men attending the genitourinary medicine clinic in Edinburgh.

@article{Manavi2004ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of rectal chlamydial infection amongst men who have sex with men attending the genitourinary medicine clinic in Edinburgh.},
  author={Kaveh Manavi and A. William Cupertino Mcmillan and Hugh Young},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2004},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={
          162-4
        }
}
Little is known about the prevalence of rectal chlamydial infection amongst men who have sex with men (MSM). Previous studies using culture methods reported this to be between 4-6%. The emergence of nucleic acid amplification tests has significantly increased the sensitivity and specificity for chlamydial detection, making it possible to estimate the prevalence of rectal infection more accurately. A prospective cross sectional study involving 443 MSM who were screened for sexually transmitted… CONTINUE READING

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