Chlamydia trachomatisDSKM.html______May 2003

 

The Reference Group for Chlamydia trachomatis Diagnostics

The group was established in spring 1996 with members from four departments.

See also Østergaard L, Andersen B, Møller JK, Olesen F. Screening for klamydia med hjemmetest - en medicinsk teknologivurdering. National Board of Health 2002, 151 pp.

 

Members:

 

Gerdi Hoff, M.D., Herning Centralsygehus, DK 7400 Herning,

Lis Hyttel, Technician tutor, Aalborg Sygehus, DK 9000 Aalborg,

Lars J. Østergaard, M.D., Marselisborg Hospital, DK 8000 Århus C,

Per Søgaard, M.D., D. of Med.sci. (chairman), Odense University Hospital, Winsløwparken 19. 2, DK 5000 Odense C.

Tel +45 6541 4796 , fax +45 6541 4785, e-mail per.sogaard@ouh.fyns-amt.dk .

 

The report has six chapters with separate pagination and separate literature.

Table of Contents:

1: Preface

Epidemiology_______________________p.2

Survey____________________________p.3

Literature__________________________p.5

2: Indications

1. Clinical indication__________________p.1

2. Control of treatment________________p.1

3. Tracing of infection sources__________p.2

4. Reflections on screening_____________p.2

5. Screening________________________p.5

Literature__________________________p.7-9

3. Specimens

      1. Swabs__________________________p.1
      2. Urine/Vaginal secretion_____________p.1
      3. Other specimens___________________p.1
      4. Registration_______________________p.1

Table 1_____________________________p.2

4. Methods

      1. Principles_________________________p.1
      2. Evaluation_________________________p.2
      3. Serology__________________________p.3
      4. Culture____________________________p.4
      5. Enzyme immuno assay (EIA)___________p.4
      6. Direct immunofluorescens microscopy____p.6
      7. Rapid tests_________________________p.6
      8. DNA-hybridization___________________p.6
      9. DNA-amplification___________________p.6
      10. Light microscopy____________________p.9
      11. Leucocyte esterase test________________p.9

Literature_____________________________p.10-15

Figure 1_________________________________p.16

5. Report____________________________________________p.1

6. Summary__________________________________________p.1