The prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Australia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

BMC Infectious Diseases, 05/15/2012

Chlamydia trachomatis infections are a significant health burden in Australia; however, accurate estimation of chlamydia prevalence in Australian sub–populations is limited by heterogeneity within surveyed populations, and variations in sampling methodologies and data reporting. There is a need for more large, population–based studies and prospective cohort studies to compliment mandatory notification data.

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