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    Chlamydia

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    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 of chlamydia. It will then review current surveillance methods and mandated reporting for providers. Then it will focus on the characteristics of individuals that are at a greater risk for acquiring the disease. This will include the cost for diagnosis…

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    Chlamydia Case Study

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    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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    Essay On Chlamydia

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    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 Disease

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    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…

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    Chlamydia Case Study

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    Chlamydia is the most prevalent curable sexual transmitted infection in Australia (1,2). In 2008, it was nearly 60,000 cases reported and in 2012 around 82,707 cases had been diagnosed (3,4), the annual surveillance report from Kirby institute (2015) shows that the chlamydia incidence is quite high among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island population over the past five years (2). The cause of high prevalence of chlamydia infection is mainly because insufficient attention towards the STI among…

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    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 Chlamydia is the most commonly reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States and a leading cause of infertility in women. It is most prevalent in sexually active younger population less than age twenty-four. In 2015, a total of 1,526,658 chlamydial infections were reported to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in fifty states and the District of Columbia. This case count corresponds to a rate of 478.8 cases per 100,000 population (CDC, 2016).…

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    Chlamydia Research Paper

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    How Chlamydia Affects Young Australians Chlamydia is known to be the most common sexually transmissible disease (STI) among Australians, particularly young Australians.(1) Whilst curing the infection is often as simple as a single dose of antibiotics, notifications of chlamydia in young Australians continue to increase in number each year, flagging chlamydia as a public health concern. (1) 
This essay will focus on the determinants of health relating to the prevalence of chlamydia among young…

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    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

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    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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