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Randomised controlled trial of screening for Chlamydia trachomatis to prevent pelvic inflammatory disease: The POPI (prevention of pelvic infection) trial

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Objective: To determine whether screening and treating women for chlamydial infection reduces the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease over the subsequent 12 months. Design: Randomised controlled trial. Setting: Common rooms, lecture theatres, and student bars at universities and further education colleges in London. Participants: 2529 sexually active female students, mean age 21 years (range 16-27). Intervention: Participants completed a questionnaire and provided self taken vaginal swab...

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10.1136/bmj.c1642

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Journal:
BMJ (Online)
Volume:
340
Issue:
7752
Pages:
903-903
Publication date:
2010-04-24
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:186508e3-388e-4747-9cc6-477be692b3ce
Source identifiers:
244307
Local pid:
pubs:244307
Language:
English

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