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Evaluation of Chlamydia trachomatis treatment failure: a cohort study of women [ 2012 - 2014 ]

Also known as: Chlamydia treatment failure in Australia: a major cause for concern

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1023239]

Researchers: A/Pr Marcus Chen A/Pr Rebecca Guy Dr Wilhelmina Huston Prof Sepehr Tabrizi (Participant) Prof Jane Hocking (Principal investigator)
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Brief description Chlamydia is a very common sexually transmissible infection in Australia that can lead to infertility in women. About 4% of young adults have it. There is increasing concern by experts about the efficacy of the recommended chlamydia treatment. This is further supported by very high repeat infection rates following a previous positive chlamydia diagnosis. This study will measure whether chlamydia treatment failure is a problem and if so, this will change treatment guidelines worldwide.

Funding Amount $AUD 761,844.00

Funding Scheme Project Grants

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