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

The Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Sexually Transmitted Infections (Impact Factor: 3.08). 07/2003; 79(3):237-9.
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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.

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