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Study of Demographic Status of Chlamydia trachomatis in Women Cervicitis Referred to Kamali Hospital
Monir Ebadi Moghvan , Somayeh Yaslianifard, Mahmoud Amin Marashi, Kourosh Kabir, Enayatollah Kalantar, Shirin Goodarzi, Mahboobe Hoseini, Nafise Taati, Parvin Heidarieh
Department of Microbiology, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran
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Introduction: Chlamydia trachomatis is one of the most prevalent causative agents of sexually transmitted diseases which is related to a wide range spectrum of diseases such as cervicitis. Regarding the prevalence of this bacterium and its known complications and it was unclear prevalence in the Karaj region; therefore this study was conducted to determine the demographic status C. trachomatis in women cervicitis referred to Kamali hospital.
Methods: In this cross-sectional study, out of 167, 100 women with cervicitis symptoms (according to gynecologistchr('39')s diagnosis) were examined by PCR method for C. trachomatis. The data of each patient were entered into the questionnaire and the results of questioner were analyzed by SPSS software version 16.
Results: Out of 100 samples, 55 (55%) samples were C. trachomatis positive. The results of this study showed that among the variables studied there is a significant relationship between erythema and C. trachomatis infection.
Conclusion: The analysis of questionnaire result showed that, the most positive cases were among patient with non-academic, married, housekeepers. In spited of the results of most research carried out in other countries, the rate of infection in housewives without multi partner was higher than the other groups. The results of the study are noteworthy and need a broader precisely studies in the future and emphasize the sexual health education and encouraging screening program in Iran.
Keywords: Chlamydia trachomatis, Cervicitis, Demographics
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/03/04 | Accepted: 2020/03/04 | Published: 2020/03/04
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Ebadi Moghvan M, Yaslianifard S, Marashi M A, Kabir K, Kalantar E, Goodarzi S, et al . Study of Demographic Status of Chlamydia trachomatis in Women Cervicitis Referred to Kamali Hospital. aumj. 2020; 9 (1) :67-74
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