Chlamydia

Common Name(s)

Chlamydia

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HealthyWomen

HealthyWomen (HW) is the nation's leading independent health information source for women. Our core mission is to educate, inform and empower women to make smart health choices for themselves and their families. For more than 20 years, millions of women have been coming to HW for answers to their most pressing and personal health care questions. Through our wide array of online and print publications, HW provides health information that is original, objective, reviewed by medical experts and reflective of the advances in evidence-based health research.

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Chlamydia" for support, advocacy or research.

HealthyWomen

HealthyWomen (HW) is the nation's leading independent health information source for women. Our core mission is to educate, inform and empower women to make smart health choices for themselves and their families. For more than 20 years, millions of women have been coming to HW for answers to their most pressing and personal health care questions. Through our wide array of online and print publications, HW provides health information that is original, objective, reviewed by medical experts and reflective of the advances in evidence-based health research.

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Last Updated: 3 Oct 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Chlamydia" returned 2886 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Recommendations for the laboratory-based detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae--2014.
 

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Journal: MMWR Recomm Rep. 2014 Mar;63(RR-02):1-19.

 

This report updates CDC's 2002 recommendations regarding screening tests to detect Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections (CDC. Screening tests to detect Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections-2002. MMWR 2002;51[No. RR-15]) and provides new ...

Last Updated: 13 Mar 2014

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[Frequency of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in a group of women from Region of Araucanía, Chile].
 

Author(s): Ramón Silva, Daniela León, Támara Viscarra, Carmen Ili, Juan C Roa, Raúl Sánchez, Pablo Guzmán, Priscilla Brebi

Journal: Rev Chilena Infectol. 2013 Dec;30(6):611-5.

 

Chlamydia trachomatis infection is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted bacterial infection worldwide. Between 70 and 90% of women are asymptomatic, however, untreated and persistent infections can lead to the development of urethritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility ...

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2014

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Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies and C-reactive protein levels in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms.
 

Author(s): M A Sharif, D A McDowell, S A Badger

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The study aim was to assess the relationship between the presence of antibodies to Chlamydia pneumoniae and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) incidence.

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2014

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The terms "Chlamydia" returned 132 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Modulation of host signaling and cellular responses by Chlamydia.
 

Author(s): Adrian Mehlitz, Thomas Rudel

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Modulation of host cell signaling and cellular functions is key to intracellular survival of pathogenic bacteria. Intracellular growth has several advantages e.g. escape from the humoral immune response and access to a stable nutrient rich environment. Growth in such a preferred niche ...

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2013

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Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and cerebrovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Juan Chen, Meijia Zhu, Gaoting Ma, Zhangning Zhao, Zhongwen Sun

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A wealth of published studies have been published on association between Chlamydia pneumoniae (C.pneumoniae) infection and cerebrovascular (CV) disease, but the results were inconsistent. This meta-analysis provides a systematic review of the available evidence from all serological ...

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2013

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Genital Chlamydia trachomatis: an update.
 

Author(s): Meenakshi Malhotra, Seema Sood, Anjan Mukherjee, Sumathi Muralidhar, Manju Bala

Journal: Indian J. Med. Res.. 2013 Sep;138(3):303-16.

 

Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common cause of curable bacterial sexually transmitted infection (STI) worldwide. It manifests primarily as urethritis in males and endocervicitis in females. Untreated chlamydial infection in man can cause epididymitis and proctitis. Though most ...

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2013

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Leveraging Technology as a Clinician Extender to Screen Culturally Diverse Young Women for Chlamydia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chlamydia; Screening

 

Last Updated: 7 Jun 2010

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Gonorrhea and Chlamydia HIV-infected Men Who Have Sex With Men
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: HIV Infection; Chlamydia; Gonorrhea

 

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2013

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Chlamydia Trachomatis Immunology and Vaccinology Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chlamydia

 

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2013

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