Curr Opin Infect Dis. RNA biosignatures in adolescent patients in a pediatric emergency department with pelvic inflammatory disease. The studies were of moderately good quality. January , Morgan E.
Etiology, transmission and protection : Chlamydia trachomatis is the leading cause of bacterial sexually transmitted infection STI globally. However, C. Epidemiology, incidence and prevalence : The World Health Organization estimates million new cases of C. Globally, infection is most prevalent in young women and men years, likely driven by asymptomatic infection, inadequate partner treatment and delayed development of protective immunity.
Future Journal. Antibiotics cannot repair any permanent damage that the disease has caused. Global estimates where the prevalence and incidence of four curable sexually transmitted infections in based on systematic chlamydia and global reporting. Almost two-thirds of new chlamydia infections occur among youth aged years. Vaginal swabs are the specimens of choice when screening for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae : results from a multicenter evaluation of the APTIMA assays for both infections.
Since no data were available on sexual behaviors such as the number of partners and the use of condoms both in our study and in the previous similar study of Shenzhen in [ 33 ], we can only make our best guess at the causal relationship between them instead of confirming it. Chlamydia is an obligate intracellular pathogen and, therefore, requires embryonated hen’s egg or animal cell lines for culture. Preventive Services Task Force. Infection of the testes and the prostrate is implicated in the deterioration of sperm decrease sperm motility, increase proportion of sperm abnormalities, significant reduction in sperm density, sperm morphology and viability and increased likelihood of leucocytospermia affecting fertility. Treatment of urogenital Chlamydia trachomatis infection The treatment of chlamydial infection depends on the site of infection, the age of the patient, and whether the infection is complicated or not.