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Non-Invasive Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Testing in Women Seeking Emergency Contraception or Urine Pregnancy Testing: Meeting the Needs of an At-Risk Population

2014-07-23 21:12:45 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence and treatment rates of T. vaginalis, C. trachomatis, and N. gonorrhoeae in women seeking emergency contraception or urine pregnancy testing in the Magee-Womens Hospital outpatient clinic using a non-invasive urine STD test.

Description

This study has three primary objectives: 1) to determine the prevalence of T. vaginalis, C. trachomatis, and N. gonorrhoeae in women seeking emergency contraception or urine pregnancy testing - a population likely at increased risk of acquiring STDs; 2) to determine the rate of successful treatment in women diagnosed with STDs in this venue.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Conditions

Trichomonas Vaginalis Infection

Location

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
United States
15213

Status

Completed

Source

University of Pittsburgh

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:12:45-0400

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