Rapid Review: Chlamydia Cervicitis

July 31, 2017
Chlamydial cervicitis

Chlamydia Cervicitis

  • Diagnosis is made by nucleic acid amplification testing (NAAT)
  • Most commonly caused by Chlamydia trachomatis
  • Treatment is azithromycin
  • Comments:
    • Most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease in the United States
    • Empirically treat for concomitant gonorrhea
    • The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends routine screening for sexually active women < 24 years of age, and in women > 24 years of age who are at increased risk

By Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C

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