Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 616

Full Length Research Paper

Seroprevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics within Kaduna metropolis, North-Central, Nigeria

Garba, B. F.
  • Garba, B. F.
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Nigerian Defence Academy, PMB 2109, Kaduna, Nigeria.
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Abdulsalami, M. I.
  • Abdulsalami, M. I.
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Nigerian Defence Academy, PMB 2109, Kaduna, Nigeria.
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Egbe, N. E.
  • Egbe, N. E.
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Nigerian Defence Academy, PMB 2109, Kaduna, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 28 May 2018
  •  Accepted: 19 July 2018
  •  Published: 30 September 2018

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