Chlamydia infection

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  • Chlamydia Infection Analysis

    Existing Problem The existing health problem is the increased rate of chlamydia infections affecting sexually active women under the age of 25. The CDC (2015) has estimated one in 20 sexually active young women aged 14 to 24 years has a chlamydia infection. Women who are infected are at high risk of developing reproductive health problems because chlamydia infections can present without symptoms. The CDC (2011) reported that fewer than half of the people who should be screened receive recommended STI screening services. Chlamydia is a curable bacterial infection that can be treated with antibiotic medication, but if it goes undetected it can have a significant impact on women’s reproductive health and have a negative effect on the U.S. economy. The CDC (2011) estimates that there are 19 million new infections every year in the United States and the estimated health-related costs…

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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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  • Chlamydia The Silent Killer Essay

    Chlamydia: The Silent Killer Javier Martin Waukesha County Technical College Section 11274 Instructor: Dr. Tracy Neher April 30, 2017 Chlamydia: The Silent Killer A sexually transmitted infection that affects approximately 3 million Americans per year with a yearly cost of 2.1 billion dollars for treatment and prevention is caused by the bacterial pathogen Chlamydia trachomatis. Known as the silent disease for its ability to conceal itself in the body, chlamydia…

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  • Transtheoretical Model-Stages Of Change (STD)

    Objective 1 information could be gathered from comprehensive sexual histories during screening till March 31st, 2017 from the local free/low cost STD clinics to determine the number of young adults that were utilizing the clinics. This information would be compared to 2015’s data. Objective 2 would take the same information through June 30th and compare it to 2015 data of 36% condom use in screened young adults. Finally, Objective 3 information could be gathered through December 31st, 2017 and…

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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…

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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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  • Chlamydi A Case Study

    with sexually transmitted diseases. A summary of work undertaken to date and plans for the future 1. Background Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. It is the commonest STI of bacterial origin, globally and in the United Kingdom (UK) (World Health Organisation, 2008). In 2014, Chlamydia was the most commonly diagnosed STI in the UK, with 47% of diagnoses, and the prevalence is 3 to 6 percent amongst sexually active individuals aged…

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  • Chlamydia Case Studies

    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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  • 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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  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Research Paper

    Pelvic inflammatory disease is a bacteria that spreads to the fallopian tubes after childbirth if in an unsanitary place. It can also be caused by complications caused by other STDs such as gonorrhea and chlamydia. When you have a baby, sometimes you can get an infection. This infection is usually pelvic inflammatory disease. Symptoms include pain in your abdomen, like cramps, pain or bleeding during sex, a burning sensation when urinating, or bleeding between periods and a high fever. These…

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