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When Was Chlamydia Discovered?

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia: Infection Prevalent Among Female Army Recruits

Nearly 10 percent of female U.S. Army recruits tested positive for the bacterium that causes the STD chlamydia, according to a new study. Researchers from the Department of Defense, the Army and Johns Hopkins University also discovered that the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

What Is Chlamydia? How Common Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Result From Untreated Chlamydia? How Does Chlamydia Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? How Is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Observational Cohort Study of Chlamydia Trachomatis Treatment in Pregnancy

Azithromycin is currently not considered a first-line treatment for Chlamydia trachomatis infection in pregnant women. The authors of the current study sought to evaluate the use, efficacy, and safety of azithromycin in pregnant women with genital... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

Discovering AIDS in Eastern Europe & Cental Asia

Why did it take so long for AIDS to get to Central Asia and Eastern Europe....
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
It probably was there all along, but was not being talked about until freedom of information became an issue. DTD... Read more »

Husband-wife team discovering KS virus

Who were the husband and wife team that i read about that discovered the virus that causes ks? Where and when was the discovery? ...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Yuan Chang,MD and Patrick S. Moore, MD Two of the original references are below: 1) Chang Y, Cesarman E, et al. Identification of herpesvirus-like DNA sequences in AIDS-associated KS. Science. 1994;266:1865. 2) Moore PS, Chang Y. Detection of... Read more »

just discovered my fiancee is Hiv positve and am negative

I just discovered my fiancee is HIV positive and i am negative. we started unprotected sex 6 weeks before the test. i am afraid i might have contracted this dieases because i had small nail cut on my penis during this period we had sex. Can i start...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) should be started as soon as possible following exposure. PEP is not effective if started more than 72 hours post-exposure.If you start PEP after it is likely to be effective in preventing transmission, you can... Read more »