Common Std's / Sti's

Chlamydia Summary

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.

Chlamydia in depth

 

 

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Herpes

Herpes is the name given to a chronic, lifelong infection by the herpes virus, Herpes simplex. Although there are seven different types of herpes virus, it is when infection is caused by either Herpes simplex-1 (HSV-1) or Herpes simplex-2 (HSV-2) that the disease is considered sexually transmitted... Read More