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US Preventive Services Task Force. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Periodic Updates [Internet]. 3rd edition. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2002-.

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Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Periodic Updates [Internet]. 3rd edition.

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Screening for Chlamydial Infection: Recommendations and Rationale

This statement summarizes the third USPSTF recommendations for screening for chlamydial infection and the supporting scientific evidence, and it updates the 1995 recommendations contained in the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, second edition (1). Explanations of the ratings and of the strength of overall evidence are given in Appendix A and Appendix B, respectively. The complete information upon which this statement is based, including evidence tables and references, is available in the accompanying article, Screening for Chlamydial Infection (2) and in the Systematic Evidence Review (3) on this topic.

This article originally appeared in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Select for copyright, source, and reprint information.

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