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Self-Collection of Vaginal Swabs Among Adolescent Girls in a School-Setting in East Africa.

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Summary of "Self-Collection of Vaginal Swabs Among Adolescent Girls in a School-Setting in East Africa."

Few studies have evaluated the acceptability of self-collected vaginal swabs among young women in sub-Saharan Africa, including in school settings. We evaluated the acceptability of 2 conditions for the self-collection of swabs in secondary schools in Entebbe, Uganda.

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Name: Sexually transmitted diseases
ISSN: 1537-4521
Pages: 335-341

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