Article Text

PDF
Epidemiology of chlamydial infection: are we losing ground?
  1. W C Miller
  1. William C Miller, CB# 7435, 2105F McGavran-Greenberg, Department of Epidemiology, UNC – Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7435 USA; bill_miller{at}unc.edu

Abstract

Screening programmes to identify and treat young women with chlamydial infection have been developed in several countries. The goals of these screening programmes are, for the individual, to reduce a woman’s likelihood of experiencing important reproductive health complications, and, for the population, to reduce the incidence and prevalence of chlamydial infection in the population at risk. The primary objective of this commentary is to address whether we are losing ground in our efforts to prevent chlamydial infection and its complications.

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Footnotes

  • Competing interests: None.

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.

Linked Articles