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Risk Markers of Ingram et al to Identify a Pediatric Victim of Sexual Abuse Who Should Be Screened for Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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A pediatric victim of sexual abuse may need to be screened for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Ingram et al identified factors that can help identify victims who should be screened for Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) and Chlamydia trachomatis. The authors are from the University of North Carolina and the Wake Area Health Education Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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