Common Std's / Sti's
Chlamydia In Brief
Chlamydia is caused by the organism, Chlamydia trachomatis.
In women, contact and subsequent infection by Chlamydia trachomatis is known as "Chlamydia", while infection in men by the same organism is called nongonococcal urethritis (NGU).
Chlamydia is spread by sexual contact and can also be spread by vertical transmission from mother to newborn baby.
Treatment is with antibiotics. Antibiotic resistance has not yet been recorded.