Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis among women with genital infection in northeast of Iran in 2013

Safdari, Hadi and safdari, Aylin and Tahaghoghi, sahar and Yari, Atefeh and Ghazvini, Kiarash (2015) Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis among women with genital infection in northeast of Iran in 2013. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 18 (147). pp. 1-6.

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Abstract

appropriate policies to prevent and control these infections, at first, the epidemiology of this infection should be determined in various populations, therefore, this study was performed with aim to evaluate the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis according to different variables in the city of Mashhad. Methods: This basic-applied study was performed on 92 women referred to the maternity clinics. In this study, after completing the questionnaire, cervical samples of 70 patients were evaluated by cell culture and PCR methods. Analysis of data was performed by SPSS statistical software (version 16). Results: Among 70 patients evaluated by cell culture method, 6 patients (8.6) were positive and by PCR molecular methods, 7 patients (10) were positive. The most common symptom in positive patients was vaginal discharge. Conclusion: Chlamydia prevalence in the city of Mashhad is significantly high and it is necessary to screen and treat it. Therefore, tests for detection of Chlamydia in genitourinary infections should be considered as one of the routine tests for evaluation of genital infections.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2017 14:36
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2017 14:36
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3405

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