Positivity for CT and GC in self-taken genital and extra-genital samples via free postal STI test kit in multipartner MSM

Publié le 7 Septembre 2019
Mis à jour le 11 Septembre 2019

Surveillance data report increase of urinal infections Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) but, extragenital CT and GC may be important reservoirs for ongoing transmissions in MSM. MemoDepistages self-sampling offer urinal, pharyngeal and anal swabs who get tested for CT and GC DNA. Overall positivity rate was 17.1% for CT and GC infection, with 9.3% for CT and 9.6% for GC. CT was mainly found in anal samples (7.25%), GC was mainly found in pharyngeal location (7.15%).

IUSTI-Europe 2019, Tallin, 07 sept 2019

Auteur : Rahib Delphine, Berçot Béatrice, Salord Hélène, Didelot Marie-Noëlle, Khiri Hacène, Digne Julien, Touati Arabella, BébéarCécile, Lydié Nathalie
Année de publication : 2019
Pages : 10 p.