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Sentinel surveillance of rectal chlamydia and gonorrhea among males--San Francisco, 2005-2008.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20118677     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rectal gonorrhea cases among males remained stable in San Francisco during 2005-2008, but rectal chlamydia increased 38 percent. While testing increased, rectal gonorrhea positivity declined at the STD clinic, and both infections remained stable elsewhere. Sentinel surveillance provides a better understanding of disease trends than case reporting alone.
Authors:
Julia L Marcus; Kyle T Bernstein; Sally C Stephens; Ameera Snell; Robert P Kohn; Sally Liska; Jeffrey D Klausner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Sexually transmitted diseases     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1537-4521     ISO Abbreviation:  Sex Transm Dis     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-01     Completed Date:  2010-04-20     Revised Date:  2010-04-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7705941     Medline TA:  Sex Transm Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  59-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. julia.marcus@sfdph.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Chlamydia Infections / epidemiology,  prevention & control*
Gonorrhea / epidemiology,  prevention & control*
Homosexuality, Male* / statistics & numerical data
Humans
Male
Mass Screening / methods
Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques / utilization
Proctitis / epidemiology,  microbiology,  prevention & control*
San Francisco / epidemiology
Sentinel Surveillance*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
1H25PS001354-01/PS/NCHHSTP CDC HHS

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