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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2014

Chlamydia: Screening in Women

Description of Resource: 
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for chlamydia in sexually active women age 24 years and younger and in older women who are at increased risk for infection. This is a B recommendation, which means the USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is moderate or there is moderate certainty that the net benefit is moderate to substantial.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
USPSTF
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Gonorrhea and Chlamydia: Screening final recommendation statement [Internet]. 2014 Sep [cited 2015 Oct 22]. Available from http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/RecommendationStatementFinal/chlamydia-and-gonorrhea-screening