Distressed women take contact tracing seriously

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7306.236 (Published 28 July 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:236
  1. Jan Clarke, consultant genitourinary physician ([email protected])
  1. Pinderfields and Pontefract Hospitals NHS Trust, Wakefield WF1 4EE

    EDITOR—As a genitourinary physician, I give unexpected diagnoses to young women every working day in my clinic. They do not expect to have chlamydia or gonorrhoea in a stable relationship—it could come from the previous boyfriend. They do not expect to have a sexual infection if they do not currently have a …

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