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Rectal chlamydia infection in women at high risk of chlamydia attending Canberra Sexual Health Centre

Musil, Kate; Currie, Marian; Sherley, Miranda; Martin, Sarah

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Chlamydia is the most commonly notified sexually transmitted infection in Australia. Australian guidelines recommend urogenital screening in asymptomatic men and women, and rectal screening in men who have sex with men or women reporting anal sex/symptoms. International studies describe a rectal chlamydia prevalence in women of 5% to 21%. We found that in women at high risk of chlamydia, 57% (32/56) tested positive for rectal chlamydia. Of these, 97% (31/32) had concurrent urogenital chlamydia....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-06
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/112394
Source: International journal of STD & AIDS
DOI: 10.1177/0956462415586317

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