Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

Lack of utility of risk score and gynecological examination for screening for sexually transmitted infections in sexually active adolescents

By Eleuse MB Guimarães, Mark DC Guimarães, Maria Aparecida S Vieira, Nádia M Bontempo, Mirian SS Seixas, Mônica SD Garcia, Lyana ES Daud, Rejane LM Côrtes and Maria de Fátima C Alves
Topics: Research Article
Publisher: BioMed Central
OAI identifier:
Provided by: PubMed Central
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.g... (external link)
  • Suggested articles


    1. (2006). AC: Prevalence and risk factors for Chlamydia trachomatis infection in adolescent females and young women in central Brazil. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis
    2. (2002). Adolescence: a time of risk taking. Sex Transm Infect
    3. (1998). Advances in control of sexually transmitted diseases in developing countries. Lancet
    4. Benzaken AS: Validation of national algorithms for the diagnosis of sexually transmitted diseases in Brazil: results from a multicentre study. Sex Transm Infect 1998, 74(Suppl 1):S38-S43.
    5. (2001). CA: A flowchart for managing sexually transmitted infections among Nigerian adolescent females. Bull World Health Organ
    6. (2002). CDC: Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines. MMWR Surveill Summ
    7. (2007). Chlamydia and gonorrhoea in pregnant Botswana women: time to discard the syndromic approach? BMC Infect Dis
    8. (1999). Chlamydia trachomatis infections: progress and problems.
    9. (1998). Chlamydial cervicitis: testing the practice guidelines for presumptive diagnosis. CMAJ
    10. (2003). Correlates of continued risky sex among pregnant African American teens: implications for STD prevention. Sex Transm Dis
    11. (2001). CR: Screening for sexually transmitted infections among economically disadvantaged youth in a national job training program.
    12. (2004). Current status of syndromic management of sexually transmitted infections in developing countries. Sex Transm Infect
    13. (2006). Darj E: Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among adolescents in Kampala, Uganda, and theoretical models for improving syndromic management.
    14. (2000). De Seta F: Update on Chlamydia trachomatis.
    15. (2004). Fatores associados ao uso do preservativo em adolescentes do gênero feminino no município de Goiânia.
    16. (1999). From epidemiological synergy to public health policy and practice: the contribution of other sexually transmitted diseases to sexual transmission of HIV infection. Sex Transm Infect
    17. (1998). Grosskurth H: Risk scores to detect cervical infections in urban antenatal clinic attenders in Mwanza, Tanzania. Sex Transm Infect
    18. (1999). Mittal A: Chlamydia trachomatis infection in pregnancy: risk factor for an adverse outcome.
    19. (2001). Ndowa F: Tailoring clinical management practices to meet the special needs of adolescents: sexually transmitted infections.
    20. (1994). Organization: Management of sexually transmitted diseases.
    21. (1998). P a ss e y M , M g o ne C S , L up iw a S , T iw a r a S , L up i w a T, A l pe r s M P : Screening for sexually transmitted diseases in rural women in Papua New Guinea: are WHO therapeutic algorithms appropriate for case detection? Bull World Health Organ
    22. (2004). Prevalence and risk behaviors for chlamydial infection in a populationbased study of female adolescents in Brazil. Sex Transm Dis
    23. (2000). PW: Chronic pelvic pain: clinical dilemma or clinician's nightmare. Sex Transm Infect
    24. RC: Comparison of clinically directed, disease specific, and syndromic protocols for the management of genital ulcer disease in Lesotho. Sex Transm Infect 1998, 74(Suppl 1):S23-S28.
    25. Saúde: Crianças, adolescentes e jovens – prevenção.
    26. (2000). Sexually transmitted diseases among adolescents in developed countries. Fam Plann Perspect
    27. (1998). Sexually transmitted diseases enhance HIV transmission: no longer a hypothesis. Lancet
    28. (2000). Sexually transmitted diseases in adolescents. Med Clin North Am
    29. (2001). Sexually transmitted diseases: magnitude, determinants and consequences.
    30. (2000). The frequency of salpingitis and ectopic pregnancy as epidemiologic markers of Chlamydia trachomatis. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand

    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.