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Point-of-care management of urogenital Chlamydia trachomatis via Gram stained smear analysis in male high-risk patients. Diagnostic accuracy and cost effectiveness before and after changing the screening indication at the STI Clinic in Amsterdam.

M. Bartelsman, M.S. Van Rooijen, S. Alba, K. Vaughan, W.R. Faber, M. Straetemans, H.J.C. De Vries

To measure the effect of changing the point-of-care (POC) testing algorithm of urogenital chlamydia for all male high-risk patients to those with only symptoms with respect to: diagnostic accuracy, loss to follow-up, correctly managed consultations and costs.