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

 

 

Multiple Sclerosis

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Hepatitis

Hepatitis is the general name given to a group of viruses which cause inflammation and swelling of the liver. The name, "Hepatitis", although now commonly applied to the various strains and subtypes of virus, actually means "inflammation or swelling of the liver"... Read More