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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 swa...

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10.1136/bmj.c1642

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
340
Pages:
c1642
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:7fd0feb1-1377-4671-903d-df2e5f0b31e1
Source identifiers:
244259
Local pid:
pubs:244259

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