Chlamydia trachomatis

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Noun1.Chlamydia trachomatis - bacteria responsible for the sexually transmitted diseases chlamydia and lymphogranuloma venereum
chlamydia - coccoid rickettsia infesting birds and mammals; cause infections of eyes and lungs and genitourinary tract
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To decrease the number of C trachomatis patients, oral azithromycin or topical tetracycline was used in endemic communities.
It is essential to mention again that the study protocol excludes any possibility of direct effect of lycopene on viability and/or infectivity of C trachomatis and C pneumoniae during cell exposure to the pathogen since addition of lycopene was performed in the postattachment period of chlamydial infection when infective particles were washed out from the dishes.
MIF tests performed before her hospital discharge demonstrated significantly elevated Chlamydia titers (C trachomatis IgG 1:1024), compatible with acute LGV infection.
When urethral swab samples were obtained, they did not contain C trachomatis DNA.
Previous studies, using culture to detect C trachomatis infection, have suggested that male-to-female transmission is more efficient than female-to-male transmission.
Perinatal infection with C trachomatis has been associated with preterm labor, preterm rupture of membranes, stillbirth, and both conjunctivitis and pneumonia in newborns.
The C trachomatis culture is considered the criterion standard of comparison.
Between August 15 and November 10, 1989, all women 35 years of age or younger presenting for a pelvic examination for any reason were invited to participate in the study,k which involved filling out a questionnaire and having a free cervical C trachomatis culture taken.
[3] Many male patients with C trachomatis urethritis are asymptomatic.
While this delay is an improvement over the 48-to 96-hour wait for C trachomatis culture results, there can be obvious inconveniences