NCBI ROFL: OMG uv got chlamydia, srsly.

By ncbi rofl | September 3, 2009 3:00 pm

Texting decreases the time to treatment for genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection.

“OBJECTIVE: To assess the effectiveness of a text message result service within an inner London sexual health clinic…. …CONCLUSION: Patients with genital CT infection are diagnosed and receive treatment sooner since the introduction of a text message result service. The introduction of this service has resulted in a significant saving in staff time.”

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