volume 99, issue 6, Pe8-e8 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.6.e8
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D. L. Ingram, V. D. Everett, L. A. R. Flick, T. A. Russell, S. T. White-Sims

Abstract: ABSTRACT. Objective. Accurate selective criteria could limit the number of vaginal cultures for Neisseria gonorrhoeae performed on preteenaged girls as part of their sexual abuse evaluations. This study was performed to determine whether the published selective criteria by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect and by Siegel et al would have accurately detected all cases of vaginal gonococcal infections in our large study population.Methods. We prospectively studied girl…

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