Search tips
Search criteria 


Logo of genitmedLink to Publisher's site
Genitourin Med. 1985 August; 61(4): 261–263.
PMCID: PMC1011826

Seroepidemiological survey of chlamydial genital infections in Khartoum, Sudan.


A total of 494 patients (90 men and 404 women) attending a sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) clinic in Khartoum, Sudan, were studied to assess the prevalence of chlamydial genital infections. Antibodies to Chlamydia trachomatis serotypes D to K were found in four (4.4%) men and 42 (10.4%) women, and 10 (2.5%) women had antibodies to serotypes A to C.

Full text

Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (334K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Links to PubMed are also available for Selected References.

Selected References

These references are in PubMed. This may not be the complete list of references from this article.
  • Taha OM, Ali MH, Omer EE, Ahmed MA, Abbaro SA. Study of STDs in patients attending venereal disease clinics in Khartoum, Sudan. Br J Vener Dis. 1979 Oct;55(5):313–315. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Omer EE, Ali MH, Erwa HH. Study of sexually transmitted disease in Sudanese women. Trop Doct. 1980 Jul;10(3):99–102. [PubMed]
  • Forsey T, Darougar S, Dines RJ, Wright DJ, Friedmann PS. Chlamydial genital infection in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A seroepidemiological survey. Br J Vener Dis. 1982 Dec;58(6):370–373. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Darougar S, Forsey T, Osoba AO, Dines RJ, Adelusi B, Coker GO. Chlamydial genital infection in Ibadan, Nigeria. A seroepidemiological survey. Br J Vener Dis. 1982 Dec;58(6):366–369. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Treharne JD, Darougar S, Simmons PD, Thin RN. Rapid diagnosis of chlamydial infection of the cervix. Br J Vener Dis. 1978 Dec;54(6):403–408. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Treharne JD, Darougar S, Jones BR. Modification of the microimmunofluorescence test to provide a routine serodiagnostic test for chlamydial infection. J Clin Pathol. 1977 Jun;30(6):510–517. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Dunlop EM, Darougar S, Treharne JD. Epidemiology of infection by serotypes D to K of chlamydia trachomatis. Br J Vener Dis. 1980 Jun;56(3):163–168. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Jones BR. The prevention of blindness from trachoma. Trans Ophthalmol Soc U K. 1975 Apr;95(1):16–33. [PubMed]
  • Darougar S, Jones BR, Cornell L, Treharne JD, Dwyer RS, Aramesh B. Chlamydial urethral infection in Teheran. A study of male patients attending an STD clinic. Br J Vener Dis. 1982 Dec;58(6):374–376. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

Articles from Genitourinary Medicine are provided here courtesy of BMJ Publishing Group