CEB PhD Oration Seminar - The epidemiology and management of rectal chlamydia

Presenter: Andrew Lau, BS (Microbiology) MS (Epidemiology)

Location: B120 (Theatre 2), Level B1, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, 207 Bouverie Street, CARLTON, VIC 3053

Supervisors: Professor Jane Hocking, Dr Fabian Kong, Prof Christopher Fairley

Abstract: Rectal chlamydia is an important public health problem in Australia with rates rising dramatically among men who have sex with men, increasing evidence suggesting it is also an issue for women, and ongoing concern about treatment failure.  This thesis aims to further our understanding about the epidemiology and management of rectal chlamydia.