Chlamydia is a small, non-movable, Gram-negative organisms that grow in the cytoplasm of the cell-host. Two genera chlamydia have clinical significance for humans, the genus Chlamydia, which includes the species Chlamydia trachomatis, and the genus Chlamydophila, which includes the species of Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Chlamydophila psittaci and Chlamydophila abortus.
These agencies have a lot of common features with the microbes and is sensitive to treatment with antibiotics while they look like viruses, requiring living cells for their proliferation.. Chlamydia of the τραχώματος (Chlamydia trachomatis) are pathogenic microorganisms that infect exclusively humans.
The Chlamydia Infection Is The Most Frequent Sexually Transmitted Disease.
The disease is caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis and occurs more frequently in young people who have intense sexual life and multiple partners. The transmission of infection can be done with any form of sexual act, as well as with the hands after contact with the genitals, and can be transmitted from the infected mother to the baby during a normal (vaginal) birth, during the passage of the baby through the birth canal.
For the disease, there is effective treatment, often, however, due to the absence of symptoms, delay in diagnosis and the risk of serious consequences, such as infertility or premature birth.
Symptoms In Women
- Unusual Vaginal Discharge
- Blood Drops Off Period
- Feeling Of Pain Or Burning In The Urethra
- Pain Low Down In The Abdomen Or In The Middle, Nausea, Fever
Symptoms In Men
- Pain Or Swelling Of The Testicles
- Redness And Swelling Around The Penis
- A Feeling Of Painful Burning In The Urethra
- Milky White Or Yellow Fluid From The Penis
Chlamydia is a class of bacteria that can cause various diseases, such as trachoma eye and blindness, infections of the genitourinary system in man as well as cervicitis, endometritis or salpingitis wife with the risk of installation and even infertility. Be (along with the gonococcus, which causes gonorrhea), as the number one cause of infertility in a couple.
The most serious consequence of infection is that the 30% of women are caused inflammatory diseases of the pelvis, which, if not remedied, may lead to infertility.
Includes treatment with antibiotics. Usually used azithromycin, doxycycline, erythromycin or ofloxacin. Persons who receive treatment, you should abstain from sex until treatment is completed, otherwise there is a risk of infection. After the infection is not developed immunity, therefore a person can ξαναπροσβληθεί from chlamydia. Treatment should take both partners at the same time.