Genital tract chlamydia infection

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Key articles

Rowley J, Vander Hoorn S, Korenromp E, et al. Chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis: global prevalence and incidence estimates, 2016. Bull World Health Organ. 2019 Aug 1;97(8):548-562P.Full text  Abstract

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually transmitted disease surveillance 2019. Apr 2021 [internet publication].Full text

Workowski KA, Bachmann LH, Chan PA, et al. Sexually transmitted infections treatment guidelines, 2021. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2021 Jul 23;70(4):1-187.Full text  Abstract

Geisler WM, Uniyal A, Lee JY, et al. Azithromycin versus doxycycline for urogenital chlamydia trachomatis Infection. N Engl J Med. 2015 Dec 24;373(26):2512-21.Full text  Abstract

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Committee opinion no. 506: expedited partner therapy in the management of gonorrhea and chlamydia by obstetrician-gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Sep;118(3):761-6. Abstract

Reference articles

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