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Sexually Transmitted Diseases:
doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000151
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Additional Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections Found With Rapid Follow-Up Screening in Men Who Have Sex With Men With an Indication for HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis

de Vrieze, Nynke H.N. MD*; van Rooijen, Martijn S. MSc; Schim van de Loeff, Maarten MD, PhD†‡; de Vries, Henry J.C. PhD, MD†‡§

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Abstract

Sexually transmitted infection was found in 16.5% of the men who have sex with men with a postexposure prophylaxis indication. Chlamydia and gonorrhea screening was repeated after 14 days. Among those who were initially sexually transmitted infection negative, 4.1% had chlamydia or gonorrhea. In postexposure prophylaxis–indicated men who have sex with men, repeat chlamydia and gonorrhea screening is advised to diagnose infections not apparent at baseline screening.

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