Contact Tracing

A mobile health approach to tuberculosis contact tracing in resource-limited settings.

Publication Date: 
Aug 07, 2013

Tuberculosis remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. In 2011, there were 8.7 million new cases and 1.4 million deaths from the disease, with >95% of these deaths taking place in low- and middle-income countries [1].

Young adults' preferred options for receiving chlamydia screening test results: a cross-sectional survey of 6085 young adults.

Publication Date: 
Nov 18, 2011

We investigated how young adults aged 18-29 years would like to be notified of chlamydia screening test results, and, when they test positive, their willingness and preferred mechanism for informing their partners.

Telling partners about chlamydia: how acceptable are the new technologies?

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Publication Date: 
Mar 16, 2010

BACKGROUND: Partner notification is accepted as a vital component in the control of chlamydia. However, in reality, many sexual partners of individuals diagnosed with chlamydia are never informed of their risk.

New technology and partner notification--why aren't we using them?

Publication Date: 
Feb 11, 2005

Partner notification is crucial to the effective control of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and has not changed substantially over recent years.