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ChlamydiaScreening Tests To Detect Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae Infections - 2002

Archived: for reference only. Some of the information in these guidelines are out of date. For more recent screening information, see the 2006 STD Treatment Guidelines.

Since publication of CDC's 1993 guidelines (CDC. Recommendations for the prevention and management of Chlamydia trachomatis infections, 1993. MMWR 1993;42[No. RR-12]:1--39), nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) have been introduced as critical new tools to diagnose and treat C. trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections. NAATs for C. trachomatis are substantially more sensitive than previous tests. ... more

MMWR   As published in MMWR October 2002.