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Centers for Disease Control Guidelines for Prevention and Control of Chlamydia trachomatisInfections: Summary and Commentary

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Ann Intern Med. 1986;104(4):524-526. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-104-4-524
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Recent guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control discuss prevention and control of Chlamydia trachomatis infection. Chlamydia trachomatis is the commonest sexually transmitted infection in the United States. The rate of infection has increased in the past 10 years. The guidelines do not discuss control of trachoma and only briefly discuss lymphogranuloma venereum. Education of health care professionals and the public about C. trachomatis is recommended, along with the establishment of a nationwide surveillance system.





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