Reproductive tract infections including sexually transmitted infections: a population-based study of women of reproductive age in a rural district of Vietnam.
2008 (English)In: Sexually Transmitted Infections, ISSN 1368-4973, E-ISSN 1472-3263, Vol. 84, no 2, 126-32 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
RTI/STI were prevalent among married women in a rural population of Vietnam. Syndromic algorithms should be consistently supplemented by risk assessment in order to reduce under and overtreatment. Microscopic diagnosis could be applied in primary care settings to achieve more accurate diagnoses. The promotion of health education aimed at reducing RTI/STI prevalences is an important tool in STI/HIV control programmes. Vaccination to prevent hepatitis B for migrants should be considered.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2008. Vol. 84, no 2, 126-32 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-41705DOI: 10.1136/sti.2007.027821PubMedID: 18003708OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-41705DiVA: diva2:407648