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What is Chlamydia?

  • Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacteria Chlamydia Trachomatis.
  • The most common bacterial-caused STD in the U.S.

What are Chlamydia Symptoms?

  • Often asymptomatic (showing no signs), or showing only mild signs.
  • Known as a “silent” disease because the majority of people infected show no signs or symptoms.
  • If symptoms do occur, they appear 1-3 weeks after exposure.

How is Chlamydia Transmitted?

  • Chlamydia is spread through vaginal, anal or oral sex.
  • Can be spread from mother to baby during vaginal delivery.
  • For teenage girls and young women, the cervix (opening to the uterus) is not fully matured and is more susceptible to infection.
  • If young women are sexually active, they are at a high risk for a Chlamydia infection.

How do you Test for Chlamydia?

  • This test is based on amplification of the DNA that is present in Chlamydia Trachomatis.
  • A simple urine sample is needed to test for Chlamydia.

What are the Complications of Chlamydia?

  • Prompt diagnosis and treatment can help prevent complications caused by Chlamydia.
  • Serious health complications can occur if the infection is left untreated.

How is Chlamydia Treated?

  • Curable with antibiotic treatment.
  • Retesting is recommended three months after treatment of initial infection.

How Common is Chlamydia?

  • In 2008, 1,210,523 Chlamydial infections were reported in the U.S.
  • Under-reporting is substantial because most people are not aware they have Chlamydia.
  • Women are frequently re-infected if their sex partners are not treated.