Screening for Chlamydia trachomatis Infection Using Direct Fluorescein Antibody Method in Female Sex Workers Registered in Ankara, Turkey: Pros and Cons


ZARAKOLU P., YAGCI S., ÇAKIR B., ÜNAL S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.39, no.1, pp.81-84, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.81-84

Abstract

Aim: This study aimed to screen for Chlamydia trachomatis infection by direct fluorescein antibody (DFA) method in a high-risk population, registered female sex workers (FSWs) in Ankara, Turkey. to investigate the advantages and disadvantages of using this method in a routine screening program of the FSW population.