ABOUT CHLAMYDIA TEST
Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. The number of cases of chlamydia has increased significantly in the last 10 years. The infection is often symptomless and is easily passed on during unprotected sex. If there is a chance you could have caught chlamydia, it is best to get tested regularly
Women between 20 and 25 are at the most risk. Chlamydia is often completely without symptoms (in men, about 50% of the patients are completely symptom-free and up to 90% in women). Chlamydia can be effectively treated.The consequences of Chlamydia, especially for women, can be serious, as Chlamydia causes for example, infertility. Treatment of Chlamydia infection is especially important before pregnancy. About 50% of the infected mothers move the infection to their children.
- You will see test results in 15-20 minutes. No laboratory examination required.
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The only genus of the family Chlamydiaceae, including all the agents of the psittacosis-lymphogranuloma-trachoma disease groups; chlamydia are obligatory intracellular spherical or ovoid bacteria with a complex intracellular life cycle; the infective form is the elementary body, which penetrates the host cell, replicating as the rediculate body by binary fission; replication occurs in a vacuole called the inclusion body; chlamydia lack peptidoglycan in their cell walls; the type species is Chlamydia trachomitis, formerly called Betsonia. Syn: Chlamydozoon.
Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium, Chlamydia trachomatis, which can damage a woman’s reproductive organs.
It is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease in the United States. In 2006, 1,030,911 chlamydial infections were reported to CDC from 50 states and the District of Columbia. Under-reporting is substantial because most people with chlamydia are not aware of their infections and do not seek testing. Also, testing is not often done if patients are treated for their symptoms. An estimated 2,291,000 non-institutionalized U.S. civilians ages 14-39 are infected with Chlamydia based on the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Women are frequently re-infected if their sex partners are not treated.
Try the Chlamydia test if you any of the symptoms.