The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on STI/HIV testing among adolescents in a large pediatric primary care network.
Year of Publication
2021 Mar 19
<p><b>ABSTRACT: </b>Disruptions in STI testing infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic threaten to impact STI service delivery for adolescents. Within a large pediatric primary care network, we compared STI testing encounters between the pandemic period and an analogous pre-pandemic period. STI test counts decreased and test positivity increased during the pandemic period.</p>
Sex Transm Dis