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The Prevalence and Outcome of Asymptomatic Chlamydial Infection Screening Among Infertile Women Attending Gynecological Clinic in Ibadan, South West Nigeria

Morhason-Bello IO1 , Ojengbede OA1,2, Oladokun A1 , Adedokun BO3 , Ajayi A4 , Adeyanju AA5 , Ogundepo O4 , Kareem OI6
1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, 6 Department of Nuclear Medicine, University College Hospital, 3 Department of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, 2 Center for Population and Reproductive Health, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, 5 Adeoyo Maternity Hospital, Yemetu, Ibadan, Oyo State, 4 Nordica Fertility Centre, Lagos State, Nigeria

Annals of Medical and Health Science Research 03/2014; 4(2):253-7

Background: Chlamydial trachomatis infection is the most common cause of tubal infertility among women world‑wide. Serological diagnosis of Chlamydial infection that may suggest previous, persistent or on‑going infection is now incorporated into routine pre‑treatment evaluation of infertile women including assisted conception. Aim: The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence and predictors of asymptomatic Chlamydial infection screening among infertile women and also to compare the screening outcome with findings on hysterosalpingogram (HSG)…

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