Chlamydial infection is asymptomatic in England as well as Tanzania

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7040.1231 (Published 11 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1231
  1. Debashis Mandal,
  2. Vivienne Gillanders
  1. Consultant in genitourinary medicine Honorary clinical research fellow Bolton Centre for Sexual Health, Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Bolton General Hospital, Bolton BL4 0JR

    EDITOR,—H Grosskurth and colleagues conclude that infection with Chlamydia trachomatis is commonly asymptomatic among rural Tanzanian men.1 In our experience, it is commonly asymptomatic among urban men in Lancashire, England.

    During April 1994 to April 1995, 84 male patients were seen in whom C trachomatis …

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