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Chlamydia: a pill for the partner? Results of the PICC-UP project on patient-initiated partner therapy.

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Summary of "Chlamydia: a pill for the partner? Results of the PICC-UP project on patient-initiated partner therapy."

Effective partner notification and partner treatment are essential to prevent reinfection with Chlamydia trachomatis. For this reason we investigated the possibilities for patient-initiated partner therapy (PIPT) in the Netherlands.

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Name: Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde
ISSN: 1876-8784
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