Experience with the Diagnosis of Ch. trachomatis byPCR in Gynaecological Patients in Slovakia


Authors: J. Šimko;  I. Hollý;  M. Hudecová;  T. Zaviačič;  K. Holomáň
Authors‘ workplace: II. gynekologicko-pôrodnická klinika Bratislava, prednosta prof. MUDr. K. Holomáň, CSc.
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2002; (6): 376-379
Category:

Overview

The authors examined using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) more than 2700 gynaecologicalpatients for the presence of Ch. tracheomatis. The patients were mostly from Bratislava andsurroundings. The material used were cervical smears or morning urine. The most frequentdiagnoses associated with Chlamydia infection were adnexitis (38%), cervicitis (22%), pelvic pain(9%), sterility (9%), cystitis and ureteritis (3%) abortus imminenes (4%) partus prematurus imminenes(9%).There was a marked seasonal character of chlamydias with the peak during the summer period.The mean age of the patients was 29.2 years and thus the assumed higher incidence of youngerage groups was not confirmed.PCR proved to be an accurate, reliable and perspective method for the detection of Ch. trachomatisin Slovak gynaecological patients.

Key words:
Ch. trachomatis, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), diagnosis

Full text is not available online.
If interested in a scan of this journal, contact NTO ČLS JEP.

Labels
Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine

Article was published in

Czech Gynaecology


2002 Issue 6

Most read in this issue
Login
Forgotten password

Don‘t have an account?  Create new account

Forgotten password

Enter the email address that you registered with. We will send you instructions on how to set a new password.

Login

Don‘t have an account?  Create new account