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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Triple RNA sequencing dissects gene expression of virus and fungi in infection processes

Triple RNA sequencing dissects gene expression of virus and fungi in infection processes

UC researcher recommends screening teen emergency room patients for STIs

UC researcher recommends screening teen emergency room patients for STIs

Fight against trachoma disrupted by COVID-19 pandemic

Fight against trachoma disrupted by COVID-19 pandemic

Sexually active students more likely to use STI self-testing services

Sexually active students more likely to use STI self-testing services

The implications of COVID-related sexual distancing and clinical service interruption

The implications of COVID-related sexual distancing and clinical service interruption

Online platform for STI testing receives more than 5000 home kit order requests

Online platform for STI testing receives more than 5000 home kit order requests

Penis microbiome is reservoir for bacterial vaginosis-associated bacteria

Penis microbiome is reservoir for bacterial vaginosis-associated bacteria

Chlamydiae need a lot of glutamine to multiply in human cells

Chlamydiae need a lot of glutamine to multiply in human cells

As winter comes other viruses will compete with SARS-CoV-2 for susceptible hosts

As winter comes other viruses will compete with SARS-CoV-2 for susceptible hosts

One-fifth of Georgian Londoners contracted syphilis in their mid-30s

One-fifth of Georgian Londoners contracted syphilis in their mid-30s

UMN report: STIs continue to rise among Minnesota youth

UMN report: STIs continue to rise among Minnesota youth

Electronic health information exchange increases disease reporting and completeness of information

Electronic health information exchange increases disease reporting and completeness of information

Efforts to curb congenital syphilis falter in COVID’s shadow

Efforts to curb congenital syphilis falter in COVID’s shadow

Testing in California still a frustrating patchwork of haves and have-nots

Testing in California still a frustrating patchwork of haves and have-nots

Research shows how Chlamydia pathogen invades human cells

Research shows how Chlamydia pathogen invades human cells

As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats

As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats

Shale drilling activity linked to high rates of gonorrhea and chlamydia in Texas

Shale drilling activity linked to high rates of gonorrhea and chlamydia in Texas

"State of the Nation" report on STIs in England released

"State of the Nation" report on STIs in England released

Vietnamese investors support novel technology for ultra-rapid detection of pathogens

Vietnamese investors support novel technology for ultra-rapid detection of pathogens

Study finds fewer new cases of HCV in HIV-negative men who have sex with PrEP-using men

Study finds fewer new cases of HCV in HIV-negative men who have sex with PrEP-using men