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Evaluation of WHO screening algorithm for the presumptive treatment of asymptomatic rectal gonorrhoea and chlamydia infections in at-risk MSM in Kenya.

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Objectives

The WHO recommends that men who have sex with men (MSM) reporting unprotected receptive anal intercourse (RAI) and either multiple partners or a partner with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the past 6 months should be presumptively treated for asymptomatic rectal Neisseria gonorrhoeae(NG) and Chlamydia trachomatis(CT) infections. We evaluated this recommendation in a cohort of ‘high-risk’ MSM in Coastal Kenya.

Methods

We assessed presence of ge...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/sextrans-2013-051078

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Sexually Transmitted Infections Journal website
Volume:
90
Issue:
2
Pages:
94-99
Publication date:
2013-12-01
Acceptance date:
2013-10-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-3263
ISSN:
1368-4973
Source identifiers:
458115

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