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Prevalence and treatment outcomes of routine Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Trichomonas vaginalis testing during antenatal care, Gaborone, Botswana
  1. Adriane Wynn1,
  2. Doreen Ramogola-Masire2,3,4,
  3. Ponatshego Gaolebale3,
  4. Neo Moshashane4,
  5. Ontiretse Sickboy4,
  6. Sofia Duque4,
  7. Elizabeth Williams5,
  8. Klara Doherty4,
  9. Jeffrey D Klausner1,6,
  10. Chelsea Morroni2,4,7,8
  1. 1 Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
  2. 2 Department of Medicine, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
  3. 3 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone, Botswana
  4. 4 Botswana - UPenn Partnership, University of Pennsylvania, Gaborone, Botswana
  5. 5 Barts Health, NHS Trust, London, UK
  6. 6 David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
  7. 7 Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  8. 8 EGA Institute for Women’s Health and Institute for Global Health, University College London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Adriane Wynn, Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA; adriane.wynn{at}g.ucla.edu

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  • Contributors AW managed the study, did the analyses and data collection and wrote the first and final draft. PG was the clinician on the study and approved the final draft. NM, OS, SD, EW and KD worked on the study, reviewed analyses, wrote sections and edited/approved the final version. DR-M helped conceive the study and data collection protocols, reviewed drafts of the manuscript and edited/approved of the final version. JDK was the PI on the study, supported analyses, wrote sections and approved the final draft. CM was the PI on the study, supported analyses, wrote sections and approved the final draft.

  • Funding This research was supported by AHRQ (2T32HS000046), the Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services (CHIPTS; P30MH058107). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of AHRQ.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval University of Botswana, the Botswana Ministry of Health, Health Research Development Committee; and Princess Marina Hospital approved the study protocol. The University of California, Los Angeles, approved analyses using de-identified data.

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

  • Author note Cepheid loaned testing equipment and donated thetesting reagents used in this study.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors AW managed the study, did the analyses and data collection and wrote the first and final draft. PG was the clinician on the study and approved the final draft. NM, OS, SD, EW and KD worked on the study, reviewed analyses, wrote sections and edited/approved the final version. DR-M helped conceive the study and data collection protocols, reviewed drafts of the manuscript and edited/approved of the final version. JDK was the PI on the study, supported analyses, wrote sections and approved the final draft. CM was the PI on the study, supported analyses, wrote sections and approved the final draft.

  • Funding This research was supported by AHRQ (2T32HS000046), the Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services (CHIPTS; P30MH058107). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of AHRQ.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval University of Botswana, the Botswana Ministry of Health, Health Research Development Committee; and Princess Marina Hospital approved the study protocol. The University of California, Los Angeles, approved analyses using de-identified data.

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

  • Author note Cepheid loaned testing equipment and donated thetesting reagents used in this study.

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