High Rate of Partner Treatment Among Chlamydia trachomatis–Infected Pregnant Women in Lima, Peru

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid


This was a substudy of 60 Chlamydia trachomatis–infected women from a larger study of pregnant women in Lima, Peru. Participants were encouraged to bring their partners in for concurrent patient-partner treatment. The alternative partner treatment was expedited partner therapy. Partner treatment uptake was 91.7%. Twenty-one partners (38.2%) received treatment through concurrent patient-partner treatment, and 34 (61.8%) through expedited partner therapy. Living with the partner was significantly associated with having the partner treated (P = 0.0028).

Related Topics

    loading  Loading Related Articles