Chlamydia

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium, Chlamydia trachomatis, which can damage a woman's reproductive organs. Even though symptoms of chlamydia are usually mild or absent, serious complications that cause irreversible damage, including infertility, can occur "silently" before a woman ever recognizes a problem.
What is Chlamydia?

Chlamydia infection is a common sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis, a strain of bacteria from the Chlamydiaceae family that usually affects the urogenital tract.

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Study detects asymptomatic monkeypox virus infection

Study detects asymptomatic monkeypox virus infection

Case series of first 3 monkeypox patients in Massachusetts treated with tecoviromat

Case series of first 3 monkeypox patients in Massachusetts treated with tecoviromat

Symptoms of monkeypox differ from previous outbreaks

Symptoms of monkeypox differ from previous outbreaks

Asymptomatic monkeypox infection detected from routine sexual health samples

Asymptomatic monkeypox infection detected from routine sexual health samples

2022 monkeypox presents with new symptoms

2022 monkeypox presents with new symptoms

Study: Patient's symptoms in current UK monkeypox cases differ from previous outbreaks

Study: Patient's symptoms in current UK monkeypox cases differ from previous outbreaks

Extensively drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae strain recently identified in Austria

Extensively drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae strain recently identified in Austria

Co-circulation of respiratory viruses during the SARS-CoV-2 Alpha surge

Co-circulation of respiratory viruses during the SARS-CoV-2 Alpha surge

STIs could be prevented with a dose of doxycycline after unprotected sex

STIs could be prevented with a dose of doxycycline after unprotected sex

New report provides clear picture of COVID-19's impact on the U.S. STD epidemic

New report provides clear picture of COVID-19's impact on the U.S. STD epidemic

CDC report shows a continual surge in sexually transmitted diseases in US in 2020

CDC report shows a continual surge in sexually transmitted diseases in US in 2020

Babies die as congenital syphilis continues a decade-long surge across the US

Babies die as congenital syphilis continues a decade-long surge across the US

Overview of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia cases in non-EU/EEA countries of the WHO's European Region

Overview of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia cases in non-EU/EEA countries of the WHO's European Region

Study uses 3D cervical organoids to show the danger of multiple infections

Study uses 3D cervical organoids to show the danger of multiple infections

Pathogens in pneumonia-associated respiratory samples from Wuhan prior to SARS-CoV-2 emergence

Pathogens in pneumonia-associated respiratory samples from Wuhan prior to SARS-CoV-2 emergence

Population Council receives $11 million to develop non-hormonal MPT ring for preventing unintended pregnancy, STIs

Population Council receives $11 million to develop non-hormonal MPT ring for preventing unintended pregnancy, STIs

Labs with no one to run them: Why public health workers are fleeing the field

Labs with no one to run them: Why public health workers are fleeing the field

Methods used to limit transmission of  SARS-CoV-2 effective against other viruses in China

Methods used to limit transmission of SARS-CoV-2 effective against other viruses in China

Study reveals strong connection between infection rates and strains of authoritarianism

Study reveals strong connection between infection rates and strains of authoritarianism