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The cost and cost-effectiveness of opportunistic screening for Chlamydia trachomatis in Ireland
  1. Paddy Gillespie1,
  2. Ciaran O'Neill1,
  3. Elisabeth Adams2,
  4. Katherine Turner3,
  5. Diarmuid O'Donovan1,4,
  6. Ruairi Brugha5,
  7. Deirdre Vaughan1,
  8. Emer O'Connell6,
  9. Martin Cormican1,7,
  10. Myles Balfe5,
  11. Claire Coleman7,
  12. Margaret Fitzgerald8,
  13. Catherine Fleming1
  1. 1National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland
  2. 2Health Economics Consultant, London, UK
  3. 3University of Bristol, UK
  4. 4Health Service Executive West, Ireland
  5. 5Royal College of Surgeons Dublin, Ireland
  6. 6Health Service Executive Dublin/Mid-Leinster, Ireland
  7. 7University Hospital Galway, Ireland
  8. 8Health Service Executive Dublin, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Paddy Gillespie, School of Business and Economics, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland; paddy.gillespie{at}nuigalway.ie

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  • Funding The research was funded by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre and Health Research Board in Ireland. The study sponsors had no part in the design of the study; the collection, analysis and interpretation of the data; the writing of the report and the decision to submit the article for publication.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval The pilot study was approved by the ethics committee of the National University of Ireland Galway and by the ethics committee of the Irish College of General Practitioners.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Funding The research was funded by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre and Health Research Board in Ireland. The study sponsors had no part in the design of the study; the collection, analysis and interpretation of the data; the writing of the report and the decision to submit the article for publication.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval The pilot study was approved by the ethics committee of the National University of Ireland Galway and by the ethics committee of the Irish College of General Practitioners.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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