Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Trichomonas vaginalis by polymerase chain reaction in introital specimens from pregnant women Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chlamydia trachomatis
  • Pregnancy Complications, Infectious
  • Trichomonas Vaginitis
  • Trichomonas vaginalis
  • Vagina

abstract

  • Polymerase chain reaction analysis of vaginal introital specimens is highly sensitive and specific in detecting C. trachomatis and T. vaginalis in pregnant women and thus provides an alternative to speculum examination in screening for these pathogens.

publication date

  • September 5, 1996

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8694044

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 165

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 175

number

  • 1