Table 3

 Prevalence of chlamydia and gonorrhoea among 703 ANC clients in Gaborone, Botswana, compared to prescription of the drugs recommended for these infections earlier in current pregnancy

No(%)Total No
500 mg erythromycin 1×4 in 10 daysC trachomatis infection
No erythromycin prescribed42(8)557
Erythromycin prescribed less than 5 weeks earlier3(10)30
Erythromycin prescribed 5 or more weeks earlier8(7)116
Total sample53(8)703
Ceftriaxone 250 mg im in a single doseN gonorrhoeae infection
No ceftriaxone prescribed21(4)561
Ceftriaxone prescribed less than 5 weeks earlier032
Ceftriaxone prescribed 5 or more weeks earlier0110
Total sample21(3)703