Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 19, issue 2, P281-296 2005 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2005.04.001 View full text
William C. Miller, Jonathan M. Zenilman

Abstract: The prevalence and incidence of chlamydial infection, gonorrhea, and trichomoniasis are unacceptably high in the United States. The prevalence of gonorrhea is substantially lower than chlamydial infection and trichomoniasis; in part, this is presumably due to the greater frequency of symptomatic disease. The disparity between racial/ethnic groups is considerable for each of these infections. Greater effort must be devoted to reducing this disparity and to understanding the underlying mechanisms of disease pers…

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