Correlation between culture testing of swabs and ligase chain reaction of first void urine from patients recently treated for Chlamydia trachomatis Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • We assessed the correlation between ligase chain reaction (LCR) on first void urine (FVU) and cultures of urethral and cervical swabs to detect chlamydia during three post-treatment follow up visits for 10 men and 19 women with genital chlamydial infections who had been treated with azithromycin or doxcycline.

publication date

  • June 1, 2003