Which patients are at high risk for noncompliance with treatment for chlamydial genitourinary infections (chlamydia)?

Updated: Sep 25, 2018
  • Author: Shahab Qureshi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Adolescents are at high risk for noncompliance with treatment, especially if a patient is attempting to keep information away from parents. Single-dose, in-office treatment is increasingly being used to improve compliance and confidentiality. Partner treatment is crucial for prevention of reinfection.


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