C trachomatis quality control testing was performed initially on each new test kit utilized.
Logistic regression analysis (6) was used to evaluate C trachomatis risk factor variables.
C trachomatis infection rates are variable, and range from 2% to 26%.
To determine the prevalence of C trachomatis infection and clinical findings associated with infection in prenatal patients in a specific Native American population, all prenatal patients for a 6-month period were screened at their first prenatal visit.
One problem with C trachomatis infections is that they are frequently subtle and patients are often asymptomatic.
A Gram stain examination of an endocervical swab sample has been used to predict mucopurulent cervicitis and C trachomatis but is thought not to be diagnostic.
proctitis and proctocolitis) and perform tests to diagnose C trachomatis infections, without regard to the specific LGV serovars.
anoscopy or sigmoidoscopy) and microbiologic testing for C trachomatis, syphilis, herpes, N.
study was to determine the frequency of C trachomatis infection within sexual partnerships by using highly sensitive polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification to detect infection.
Using culture, the researchers detected C trachomatis in 12.
We completed a retrospective chart analysis of 347 obstetric patients in a rural family practice residency training program to determine the prevalence, associated risk factors, and screening criteria for cervical C trachomatis
3] Elevated serum antibody titers to C trachomatis
, recent patient treatment with antibiotics, culture inoculation delay, and improper thermal transport or storage conditions affect culture outcome.
Logistic regression analysis was used to confirm which factors identified by univariate analysis contributed independently to the risk of the culture being positive for C trachomatis
The reference standard for diagnosing C trachomatis
is the McCoy cell culture.
23,24] The annual cost, direct and indirect, of treating mothers and babies infected with C trachomatis
in the United States has been estimated to approach $1.