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High prevalence of curable sexually transmitted infections among pregnant women in a rural county hospital in Kilifi, Kenya.

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BACKGROUND: Women attending antenatal care (ANC) in resource-limited countries are frequently screened for syphilis and HIV, but rarely for other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). We assessed the prevalence of curable STIs, defined as infection with either Chlamydia trachomatis or Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Trichomonas vaginalis, from July to September 2015.

METHODS: In a cross-sectional study, women attending ANC at the Kilifi County Hospital, Kenya, had a urine s...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0175166

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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
3
Pages:
e0175166
Publication date:
2017-03-31
Acceptance date:
2017-03-21
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ISSN:
1932-6203
Pubs id:
pubs:688786
URN:
uri:7ed9fdcf-ad7a-46ff-94df-e7d91e70d16f
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uuid:7ed9fdcf-ad7a-46ff-94df-e7d91e70d16f
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pubs:688786
Paper number:
3

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