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  • Chlamydia Disease

    Chlamydia is common sexually transmitted disease. It is a genus of pathogenic bacteria. This bacteria is eukaryotic and gram negative. It depends on the host for ATP and energy metabolism, therefore an obligate intracellular organism. Chlamydia has three species, namely, C.pneumoniae, that causes a type of pneumonia, C.psittaci, that causes psittacosis and C.trachomatis that causes various diseases such as trachoma, inclusion conjunctivitis and nongonococcal urethritis. Chlamydial infections are spread by either direct contact or by inhalation of aerosols. C.trachomatis is spread by direct contact with infected secretions. Humans that are infected act as reservoirs. Engelkirk mentions it is also “spread by flies serving as mechanical vectors”…

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  • Essay On Chlamydia

    Kassandra Morain Chlamydia: A Silent Infection Among the age groups, teens and young adults are the ones who seem most affected by cases of chlamydia. There are a reported 3 million cases per year, but due to the fact that not every case are reported and also due to the fact that a lot of symptoms of the diseases are not recognized, the number is likely a lot higher than that. Preventable by use of protective devices such as latex condoms, there are yearly screenings and tests for chlamydia…

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  • Chlamydia Case Study

    Chlamydia screening for all females in juvenile detention amenities is suggested at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Torrone et al., 2015). Recognizing common factors of chlamydia could allow only specific screenings which would then reduce costs while still revealing many infections (Torrone et al. 2015). The study used various factors to classify features affiliated with chlamydia among females aged 12 to 18 years old in a juvenile detention facility in San Diego during January…

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  • Chlamydia

    Sexually transmitted infections are not often discussed enough. These are diseases that are reportable to the Health department. The most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease is chlamydia. This disease is ten times more prevalent than any other sexually transmitted disease. This disease is extremely prevalent and continues to be on the rise, despite education and treatment. It is an ongoing problem for many Mississippians. This paper will focus on the disease causation and prevalence…

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  • Chlamydia Informative Speech

    The genus chlamydia is made of three species called C. psittaci, C. pneumoniae, and C. trachomatis. Today we will be focusing on C. trachomatis. It stains gram negative which means it has a thin cell wall and it is bacillus or rod shaped. C. trachomatis is also an obligate intracellular organism which means it cannot exist without a host cell. This leads us into our next segment on how C. trachomatis affects us as human beings. To many of us we know C. trachomatis as chlamydia, which is…

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  • Chlamydia Epidemiology: A Case Study

    Introduction The existence of Chlamydia trachomatis has only been acknowledged for a little bit over a century. The microorganism was discovered in 1907 by scientists Ludwig Halberstaedter and Stanislaus von Prowazek when they detected it in scrapings of the conjunctiva of an infected orangutan (Budai, 2007). The duo found that similar microbes were found in humans as well. The affected areas were the urethra of males, cervices of women and the eyes of their infants (Dimitrakov, 2002).…

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  • Write An Essay On Chlamydia

    CHLAMYDIA Chlamydia (say "kluh-MID-ee-uh") is a disease spread through sexual contact. This contamination taints the urethra in men. In ladies, it taints the urethra and the cervix and can spread to the conceptive organs. It is a standout amongst the most widely recognized sexually transmitted contaminations (STIs). Chlamydia does not bring about issues on the off chance that you treat it immediately. In any case, left untreated, it can prompt to difficult issues, particularly for ladies:  On…

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  • Chlamydia Research Paper

    Chlamydia is a pathogen classified as bacteria, and it is an obligated intracellular organism it is lacks of mitochondria, so it does not produce its own energy and depends completely on the host’s cell metabolism (Oligosaccharide that mediated chlamydial infection is identified, 1997). Chlamydia can affect both men and women. Usually, people infected with this germ do not show evidence of symptoms or if they do, they would be mild, and sometimes when complications associated with the disease…

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  • What Is Testing And Screening For Chlamydia In General Practice A Cross Sectional Analysis

    Spike, N., Scott, J., . . . Magin, P. (2014). Testing and screening for chlamydia in general practice: A cross-sectional analysis. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 38(6), 542-547. doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12261 Study Type (specific type e.g., cohort, RCT, specific qualitative study, and etc.). A cross-sectional analysis from one large cohort study *Evidence Level (I, II, III, IVA, IVB, VA. VB, VI) Level VB based on it being a cross-sectional study Sample Size Sample size of 829…

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  • Literature Review On Health Promotion And Prevention Of Chlamydia

    Effective health promotion and prevention of Chlamydia depends on the ability of the audience to understand and retain health information provided by the medical professional. This enables the audience to change and adopt positive attitudes and behaviors to protect them from being infected with the disease. While teaching patients, their families or the community about prevention of Chlamydia, factors that play a critical role in influencing the learning outcomes could be related to the…

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