Chlamydia

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Chlamydia, Women

The AAFP recommends screening for chlamydial infection for all sexually active non-pregnant young women aged 24 and younger and for older non-pregnant women who are at increased risk. (2007)

(Grade: A recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspschlm.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

Chlamydia, Pregnant Women

The AAFP recommends screening for chlamydial infection for all pregnant women aged 24 and younger and for older pregnant women who are at increased risk. (2007)

(Grade: B recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspschlm.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

Chlamydia, Pregnant Women

The AAFP recommends against routinely providing screening for chlamydial infection for women aged 25 and older whether or not they are pregnant, if they are not at increased risk. (2007)

(Grade: C recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspschlm.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

Chlamydia, Men

The AAFP concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms screening for chlamydial infection for men. (2007)

(Grade: I recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspschlm.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)