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Diagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis infections in a sexually transmitted disease clinic: evaluation of a urine sample tested by enzyme immunoassay and polymerase chain reaction in comparison with a cervical and/or a urethral swab tested by culture and polymerase chain reaction.

Authors
  • Jensen, I P
  • Fogh, H
  • Prag, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2003
Volume
9
Issue
3
Pages
194–201
Identifiers
PMID: 12667251
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The use of urine samples for the diagnosis of C. trachomatis infections was effective, but urine samples should be additional to conventional swab(s) instead of replacing. Partner notification and a confirmation of cure is recommended.

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