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Management of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection

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Last updated:1st Mar 2009

This guideline covers chlamydial infection of the genital tract and rectum and provides recommendations on: laboratory tests; testing asymptomatic groups at risk of infection; testing for other sexually transmitted infections; antimicrobial treatments; follow up and test of cure; partner notification; primary prevention and prevention of re-infection; and provision of information for patients and partners.

This guideline will be of interest to primary care practitioners, patients, people at risk of infection, charities and voluntary organisations with an interest in sexual health, microbiologists, pharmacists, medical and nursing specialists in sexual health and genitourinary medicine, gynaecologists, sexual health advisers, and public health specialists.

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