Monday, 17 February 2014


Evidence Based Reports

Chlamydia (uncomplicated, genital) (2009)[Clinical Evidence] Log-in required

Systematic review of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of rapid point-of-care tests for the detection of genital chlamydia infection in women and men (2010)[NIHR HTA]

Testing for Chlamydia trachomatis in Primary Care using self-taken swabs (2009)[MaDOx]

Clinical Guidelines

Re-testing of young persons diagnosed with chlamydia infection (2013)[BASHH] NEW

Chlamydia (2011)[Map of Medicine]

Chlamydia trachomatis: UK Testing Guidelines (2010)[BASHH]

Chlamydia - uncomplicated genital (2009)[CKS]

Management of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection (2009)[SIGN]

BASHH CEG statement on Chlamydia window period (2008)[BASHH]

Recent articles in core journals

Assessment of best single sample for finding chlamydia in women with and without symptoms: a diagnostic test study (2012)[BMJ] NEW

Costs and cost effectiveness of different strategies for chlamydia screening and partner notification: an economic and mathematical modelling study(2011)[BMJ]

Randomised controlled trial of screening for Chlamydia trachomatis to prevent pelvic inflammatory disease: the POPI (prevention of pelvic infection) trial (2010)[BMJ]

Expedited partner therapy for Chlamydia trachomatis at the community pharmacy (2010)[NELM]


Chlamydial Genital Infection (2013)[Mentor] updated

Chlamydia test (2012) [Lab tests online] NEW

Chlamydia infection: diagnosis and management Interactive case history (2007)[BMJ Learning]

Clinical Queries

Are self-taken vulvo-vaginal swabs more sensitive than endocervical swabs for chlamydia and gonorrhoea testing by nucleic acid amplification tests (NAAT) prior to IUD insertion? (2013)[FSRH] NEW

What is the probability/likelihood of being infertile from an episode of chlamydia PID?(2013) [ATTRACT] NEW

Patient Information

Chlamydia (2013)[NHS Choices] updated

Chlamydia (2011) [BUPA]


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