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Comparison of two Gram stain point-of-care systems for urogenital gonorrhoea among high-risk patients: diagnostic accuracy and cost-effectiveness before and after changing the screening algorithm at an STI clinic in Amsterdam

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  • M Bartelsman STI Outpatient Clinic, Public Health Service of Amsterdam (GGD Amsterdam), Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • M Straetemans Department of Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • K Vaughan Department of Development Policy and Practice, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • S Alba Department of Biomedical Research, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • M S van Rooijen STI Outpatient Clinic, Public Health Service of Amsterdam (GGD Amsterdam), Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Research, Public Health Service of Amsterdam (GGD Amsterdam), Amsterdam, The Netherlands Public Health Laboratory, Public Health Service of Amsterdam (GGD Amsterdam), Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • W R Faber STI Outpatient Clinic, Public Health Service of Amsterdam (GGD Amsterdam), Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center (AMC), University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • H J C de Vries STI Outpatient Clinic, Public Health Service of Amsterdam (GGD Amsterdam), Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center (AMC), University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Center for Infection and Immunology Amsterdam (CINIMA), Academic Medical Center (AMC), University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Henry de Vries, Public Health Service of Amsterdam (GGD Amsterdam), Cluster of Infectious Diseases, STI Outpatient Clinic, Weesperplein 1, 1018 WZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands; h.j.devries{at}amc.nl
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Bartelsman M, Straetemans M, Vaughan K, et al
Comparison of two Gram stain point-of-care systems for urogenital gonorrhoea among high-risk patients: diagnostic accuracy and cost-effectiveness before and after changing the screening algorithm at an STI clinic in Amsterdam

Publication history

  • Received December 24, 2013
  • Revised April 1, 2014
  • Accepted May 4, 2014
  • First published May 23, 2014.
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July 15, 2014

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