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Vaccine Against Chlamydia

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

University of Massachusetts and BioVeris Join Forces to Find Chlamydia Vaccine

The University of Massachusetts and Gaithersburg, Md.-based BioVeris Corp. are cooperating in the search for a chlamydia vaccine. Under their agreement, BioVeris will provide up to $600,000 to aid research in exchange for exclusive patent rights on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers See Hope for Chlamydia Vaccine

In a recent study, researchers reported findings that could set the stage for the development of a vaccine against Chlamydia trachomatis . Antibodies to one protein may prevent infection by all 15 strains of Chlamydia trachomatis , reported Harlan... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Wiped Out in 20 Years

New mathematical modeling suggests that a vaccine to prevent chlamydia could eliminate the STD within two decades, researchers reported at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference 2008 in Perth. While scientists have been unsuccessful in developing... Read more »
Ask the Experts

chlamydia

hi. my boyfriend/fiance has recently infected me with chlamydia. I would say about 1 week ago. What else should I test for?I am worried sick. I was thinking to test for Hepatitis and HIV. Whats your advice?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Dual infection with gonorrhea and chlamydia is common, but standard treatments for chlamydia should cure both infections. Chlamydia and gonorrhea infections increase a persons risk for HIV infection when exposed to the virus, so HIV screening is... Read more »

Chlamydia and HepB

Hi Doc. First of all thank you very much for your positive perspective (always). And also for your being funny and serious at the same time. I like to clear up some conflicting ideas and I hope you could answer my questions. Here goes, I started...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Considering I've been HIV positive since January 1991, I guess having a "positive perspective" comes quite naturally to me. Actually, being positive about being positive is often easier than "being funny and serious at the... Read more »

Chlamydia and HIV (BETTER TO KNOW, 2010)

I have gotten Chlamydia and am super worried that I may have something else like HIV. I worry about things alot and this is driving me crazy. I havent gotten tested for it yet but my doctor wants me to once I am finished with my antibiotics. I dont...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It's always better to know than not know. See below.Dr. BobI know the answer, but I ask anyway.... (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)Sep 13, 2010Well, here I am again, losing my... Read more »

Dormant chlamydia?

Can chlamydia remain dormant, like say I test negative and possibly still have it?? please help ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is possible to have a chlamydia infection and not experience symptoms; this is the case for approximately 75% of women and 50% of men. For this reason, screening for chlamydia is increasingly recommended, especially for at risk women. Advances in... Read more »
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Question regarding HEP vaccination and HIV concerns

Posted by change33, 1 Reply
I had a VDRL done as a follow up to my exposure to Chlamydia Jan 5 . Walk in clinics are the norm where I live because of how hard it is to find a regular doctor that has room for new patience. Just in case you'r wondering why I didn't ask him.....I... Read more »

Can you catch chlamydia orally by someone who has rectal chlamydia?

Posted by chrono5, 2 Replies
I'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 »

Chlamydia testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

does anyone around here happen to know how frequent an occurence false negatives are with Chlamydia testing through PCR on first-catch urine?

Thanks in advance,
anonymous Read more »

How To Cure Chlamydia

Posted by PhilWeill

Dear patient,

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 »