What sexually transmitted disease screening method does the adolescent prefer? Adolescents' attitudes toward first-void urine, self-collected vaginal swab, and pelvic examination
Serlin, M.; Shafer, M-Ann.; Tebb, K.; Gyamfi, A-Adoma.; Moncada, J.; Schachter, J.; Wibbelsman, C.
Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 156(6): 588-591
Objective: To assess sexually active adolescents' attitudes toward 3 screening collection techniques for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and Trichomonas vaginalis using first-void urine (FVU), self-collected vaginal swab specimens, and pelvic examination with clinician-collected endocervical swab specimens.