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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (cont.)

For More Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Prevention Information Network or call (800) 458-5231

American Social Health Association

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Planned Parenthood Federation of America or call (800) 230-PLAN (7526)

Medically reviewed by Steven Nelson, MD; Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology

REFERENCES:

Centers for Disease Control. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: The Facts.
<http://www.cdc.gov/std/PID/the-facts/>

eMedicine.com. Pelvic inflammatory disease.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/796092-overview>

emedicine.com. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease/Tubo-ovarian Abscess.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/404537-overview>

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Minal Patel, MD, Clinical Assistant Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Kings County Hospital Center. Coauthor(s): Richard Sinert, MD, Director of Research, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, King's County Hospital Center, State University of New York at Downstate. Editors: Mitchell J Goldman, DO, FAAP, FAAEM, Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, St Vincent Emergency Physicians, Inc; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Quinn, MD, Director of Research Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine University of California at San Francisco Medical Center.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/10/2014

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