Types Of Chlamydia
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Association of Chlamydia trachomatis With Persistence of High-Risk Types of Human Papillomavirus in a Cohort of Female AdolescentsHuman papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the necessary but not sufficient cause of cervical cancer. Most infections resolve by the host immune response, and it is thought that host or external cofactors are required for progression to cancer. The... Read more »
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. Chlamydia is a very common STD (much more common than HIV/AIDS). It is a bacterial infection that is primarily spread through vaginal intercourse. Symptoms in men can include a burning sensation when he pees... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.Chlamydia infections generally come in two types, from two different species of bacteria. Chlamydia pneumonia causes respiratory tract infections, whereas Chlamydia trachomatis causes a sexually transmitted... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesI'm not familiar with the window period associated to chalmydia testing (I've read two weeks, but this might not apply to all types of screening tests). If you have questions about the accuracy of your screening tests, talk with the... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your question. When we are doing tests for chlamydia, there are different types of tests available (cell culture, Direct Fluorescent Antibody, EIA, Nucleic Acid Probe, LCR, PCR, and TMA-CT). Some of the newer tests available can use... Read more »
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Posted by chrono5, 2 RepliesI've just been treated for rectal chlamydia, but I have a partner who we both have never had anal sex with, but he has given me oral sex. I haven't told him just yet because I found out today and I'm waiting until he is back, but I was wondering... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi,
does anyone around here happen to know how frequent an occurence false negatives are with Chlamydia testing through PCR on first-catch urine?
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Posted by PhilWeill
Did you know Chlamydia can kill you?
Chlamydia is one of the most sever STD's in the world ruining people lives.
It can cut your life short. Kill you young. Make your penis fall off... or if you are a woman, make you unable to pee, have... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIt seems there's a lot of confusion about test procedures for chlamydia. The best way to test is by taking a swab and/or urine test. Blood test may or maynot pick up chlamydia and there seems to be a lot of false positive readings via blood tests.... Read more »
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