Chlamydia infection

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  • Testing And Screening For Chlamydia In General Practice: A Cross-Sectional Analysis

    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 doctors and 397 training doctor’s records were analyzed and reviewed from the 29,112 patients that were seen from 2010 to 2012. Setting & Sample Characteristics The setting took…

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  • Transtheoretical Model

    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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  • Complications Of The Genus Chlamydia

    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 Essay

    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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  • Case Study Of Chlamydia

    Developing and piloting approaches for the valuation of outcomes associated 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,…

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  • Causes And Treatments Of Chlamydi A Silent Infection

    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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  • The Importance Of Sexually Transmitted Infections

    A sexually transmitted infection is an infection that is transmitted through sexual contact (“Sexually Transmitted Infections”). If someone has an infection, they can pass it to another individual by participating in sexual acts with that person (“Sexually Transmitted Infections”). Sexually transmitted infections are also called sexually transmitted diseases, also known as STIs or STDs (“Sexually Transmitted Infections”). Sexually transmitted infections can be spread in more ways than just…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Infertility In Women

    the ovaries to the uterus (Nevin Todd). If they are damage it can cause the egg not to get in contact with the sperm. What can cause the fallopian tubes to get damage? It can get damage by having a pelvic infection or having pelvic surgeries that can lead to scaring and can cause the fallopian tube to be damage (Nevin Todd). Some someone suffer from hormonal issues. If you suffer from hormonal issues this means you have problems with your ovulation (Nevin Todd). If you do not ovulate this can…

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  • Essay On Peer Pressure

    One in four college students has an STD. Some of these STDs are curable, however, many are not, and one will live with it for the rest of their lives. Overall, the CDC estimates the 19 million new sexually transmitted infections occurs each year (10 Truly Shocking Stats On STDs and College Students, 2015). Schools should have more sex education. The reasons to why is because there are a lot of teens are getting pregnant, STDs, and STIs. Students need information about in order to make choices,…

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  • Cause, Causes And Symptoms And Treatment Of Chlamydia

    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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