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Figure 1. Screening for Chlamydial Infection: analytic framework

The analytic framework outlines the scope of the literature search. Numbered arrows correspond to key questions addressed in this report: a. Pelvic inflammatory disease in nonpregnant women; chorioamnionitis, premature rupture of membranes, preterm labor in pregnant women; epididymitis, urethritis, prostatitis in men. b. Ectopic pregnancy, infertility, chronic pelvic pain in women; chronic prostatitis, reactive arthritis, urethral strictures in men. c. Spontaneous abortion, endometritis, preterm delivery and low birth weight.

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