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Study shows high acceptance of proactively treating partners of people diagnosed with chlamydia

Chlamydia rates have been steadily increasing over the last 20 years, with women experiencing the highest burden of the infection. Expedited partner therapy (EPT) for chlamydia—proactively treating partners of people diagnosed with the infection—can be an important public health tool for stopping transmission of the infection. The approach is important especially for female sex partners of reproductive age because untreated and repeated chlamydia infections increase a woman’s risk for reduced fertility. A new University of Minnesota School of Public Health (SPH) study found women have low knowledge of EPT, but after learning more, overwhelmingly support the idea. Read More

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