Utility of risk-based chlamydia testing in primary care: analysis of retrospective surveillance data among women in Melbourne, Australia
Anna L Wilkinson, Kathleen Mcnamee, Carol El-Hayek, Eric PF Chow, Catriona S Bradshaw, Norm Roth, BK Tee, Mark Stoove, Margaret Hellard
Sexual Health | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2017
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council
The authors gratefully acknowledge the patients attending sentinel sites, the ongoing contribution of the surveillance officers at the Burnet Institute and notifying medical practitioners. The collection of data for the Victorian Primary Care Network for Sentinel Surveillance on blood-borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections is made possible by the ongoing participation and contribution of sentinel sites and the laboratories that undertake pathology services for these clinics. The authors gratefully acknowledge the contribution to this work of the Victorian Operational Infrastructure Support Program. The Victorian Department of Health funds ongoing surveillance projects within the Burnet Institute. The authors acknowledge the National Health and Medical Research Council who provide funding to Margaret Hellard as a Principal Research Fellow (112297), Mark Stoove as a Career Development Fellow (1090445), Eric Chow as an Early Career Researcher (1091226) and Anna Wilkinson as a public health scholarship recipient (1055196).