PID associated with fertility regulating agents. Task Force on Intrauterine Devices, Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, World Health Organization.
A WHO sponsored matched case-control study to examine the association between acute pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and contraceptive use was conducted in 8 developing country and 4 developed country centres. 608 cases of acute febrile non-postpartum PID were individually matched with 1216 controls; 437 of the cases came from centres in developing countries and 171 from developed country centres. Among parous women the relative risks of a first episode of PID associated with current IUD use...Expand abstract
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