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Telling partners about chlamydia: how acceptable are the new technologies?

Hopkins, Carol A; Temple-Smith, Meredith J; Fairley, Christopher K; Pavlin, Natasha L; Tomnay, Jane E; Parker, Rhian M; Bowden, Frank J; Russell, Darren B; Hocking, Jane S; Chen, Marcus Y


BACKGROUND Partner notification is accepted as a vital component in the control of chlamydia. However, in reality, many sexual partners of individuals diagnosed with chlamydia are never informed of their risk. The newer technologies of email and SMS have been used as a means of improving partner notification rates. This study explored the use and acceptability of different partner notification methods to help inform the development of strategies and resources to increase the number of partners...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010-03-09
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-10-58


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