Current UK NSC recommendations > Chlamydia (pregnancy)

The UK NSC recommendation on Chlamydia screening in pregnancy

Recommendation Systematic population screening programme not recommended
Last review completed April 2018
Next review due in 2021/22
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Find general information about population health screening.

More about Chlamydia (pregnancy)

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). The chlamydial infection can also spread to the womb, and cause Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID). PID is a major cause of infertility, ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage.

» Read more about chlamydia on NHS Choices


British Association for Sexual Health and HIV
Faculty of Public Health
National Chlamydia Screening Programme
Royal College of General Practitioners
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Royal College of Physicians
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

The stakeholder groups will be involved when the recommendation is next reviewed. If you think your organisation should be added, please contact us. More information for stakeholders can be found in appendix C of the UK NSC evidence review process.

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icon Antenatal chlamydia screening policy review summary (PDF document, 98KB, 08/04/11)
icon Screening_for_chlamydia_in_pregnancy_consultation_version (PDF document, 299KB, 08/12/17)

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