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Results Of Simplified Screening For Chlamydia In Female Military Recruits Suggest Testing For All Sexually Active Young Women

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September 10, 1998
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National Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases
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A study published in the Sept. 10, 1998, issue of The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that age is the best criterion on which to base a screening program for chlamydial infection in women military recruits.

A study published in the Sept. 10, 1998, issue of The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that age is the best criterion on which to base a screening program for chlamydial infection in women military recruits. In a study of 13,204 women recruits, the overall prevalence of infection was 9.2 percent, with a peak of 12.2 percent among the 17-year-olds who volunteered for the study.


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National Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases. "Results Of Simplified Screening For Chlamydia In Female Military Recruits Suggest Testing For All Sexually Active Young Women." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 10 September 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980910083906.htm>.
National Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases. (1998, September 10). Results Of Simplified Screening For Chlamydia In Female Military Recruits Suggest Testing For All Sexually Active Young Women. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980910083906.htm
National Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases. "Results Of Simplified Screening For Chlamydia In Female Military Recruits Suggest Testing For All Sexually Active Young Women." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980910083906.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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