The notion of offering a self-test for chlamydia via the Web-unique in the world - is the centerpiece of the dissertation that Daniel Novak will be defending at Umeå University, Sweden, on March 3.
“Testing yourself with the aid of the Internet is something I hope will serve as a major complement to present - day care,” he comments.
Many sexually transmitted diseases present no early symptoms. It is fully possible, for instance, to carry a chlamydia infection without knowing it. At the same time, it is crucial to discover these diseases early in order to counteract their complications and prevent their spread. It is also important to attain a better gender balance among those who have themselves tested-in Sweden roughly 75% of chlamydia tests are done on women.
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