Article Text

PDF

Isolation of Chlamydia trachomatis from endometriums of women with and without symptoms.
  1. A N Fish,
  2. D V Fairweather,
  3. J D Oriel,
  4. G L Ridgway
  1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Hospital, London.

    Abstract

    Chlamydia trachomatis was isolated from the endometrial cavities of three out of 19 women with positive cervical cultures, who were all symptomless sexual contacts of men with non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU). C trachomatis was recovered from the endometrial cavities of four out of 14 women with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), three of whom had positive cervical cultures. Although endometrial biopsy is probably not justifiable as a routine procedure, it may be a useful adjunct to endocervical investigations for managing women with PID.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.