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Why is there such a fuss about chlamydia?

Publication date: Tuesday, 30 August 2011
Contributor(s): Jennifer Hopwood

At first sight it is difficult to understand the controversy about chlamydia. It is the commonest sexually transmitted bacterial infection. It is easy to acquire. If untreated, it can have devastating consequences. There is an easy test for it, and effective treatment. But there are important reasons why screening has become such a controversial issue.
Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 2 Number 3 July-Aug-Sept 2010
Print edition page(s): 131-133
Contributor(s): Jennifer Hopwood

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