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  1. An economic evaluation of screening for Chlamydia trachomatis in adolescent males.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective.-To assess the cost-effectiveness of identifying asymptomatic carriew of Chlamydia trachomatis among adolescent males.

    Design.-Cost-effectiveness analysis based on cohort analytic studies previously reported and average salaries and costs of medical care in Sweden.

    Setting.-Adolescent males attending a primary care center for routine health checks.

    Participants.-Estimates of costs and benefits are based on a cohort of 1000 adolescent males and their female contacts.

    Intervention.-Screening with enzyme immunoassay (EIA), either on leukocyte esterase (LE)-positive urine samples (LE-EIA screening) or on all urine samples (EIA screening), was compared with no screening (no treatment or contact tracing).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Adolescent, Homme, Infection, Chlamydia trachomatis, Chlamydiaceae, Chlamydiales, Bactérie, Dépistage, Etude économique, Coût, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Appareil génital pathologie, Appareil génital mâle pathologie, Sexe, Mâle, Urétérite

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Adolescent, Human, Infection, Chlamydia trachomatis, Chlamydiaceae, Chlamydiales, Bacteria, Medical screening, Economic study, Costs, Sexually transmitted disease, Genital diseases, Male genital diseases, Sex, Male, Ureteritis

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0130031

    Code Inist : 002B05F02. Création : 199406.