Prevalence and Risk Factors for Chlamydia trachomatis Infection Among Cross-Border Truck Drivers in Hong Kong
May 19, 2009
The researchers designed the current study to determine the prevalence and risk factors for chlamydial infection among cross-border truck drivers.
"The prevalence of chlamydial infection among cross-border truck drivers was not strikingly high, although drivers engaged in sex with both ESP and CSW, with many admitting unprotected intercourse. The findings highlight the importance of promoting safe sex to truck drivers," the authors concluded.
Sexually Transmitted Infections
02.2009; Vol. 85: P. 27-29; P.H.M. Leung; M.V. Boost; J.T.F. Lau; A.T.Y. Wong; M. Pang; T.K. Ng; E.T.F. Tong
DNA Testing Method Can Identify Twice as Many Throat and Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections as Traditional Bacterial Culture
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