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    Chinelo Onyekere Microbiology 230 Dr. Bella Dadhich May 7, 2016. Chlamydia • Chlamydia trachomatis • Chlamydia trachomatis infection is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted diseases (STI) worldwide. • Chlamydia trachomatis is obligated intracellular pathogens causing a range of acute and chronic diseases in humans and animals. Sometimes it is asymptomatic infection, the person may not have any sign or symptoms of diseases. Chlamydia trachomatis is naturally a coccoid shaped bacteria which are diplococci arrangements. The researchers was used the collection of smears for microscopic and urine sample. The sample was collected from the endocervix used by a cotton swab from…

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    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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    Generally rate distribution of samples by Chlamydia trachomatis in two groups of infertile and control women revealed that in infertile women, %21 were positive for Chlamydia trachomatis but in the control group, only one women (%3) had positive to Chlamydia trachomatis and this difference was statistically significant (p  0.024), (data not shown). Frequency distribution of Chlamydia trachomatis in clinical samples by age in infertile women showed that the women with positive results of…

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    Trachoma Research Paper

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    a better mapping of the endemic regions, the SAFE strategy was implemented improving treatment and control of the disease across the Indigenous communities and more health units were created on the outback communities improving the accessibility to healthcare. However, the persistence of disease highlights a need for a shift of strategies or an increase of intensity on the existent measures. The efficiency evaluation of each SAFE strategy component currently in practice in Australia not only…

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    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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    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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    Flagella Lab Report

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    Introduction: Chlamydomonas is a unicellular green alga that contains two flagellas that are used for swimming. It is found in fresh water, in oceans, and in soil. Chlamydomonas are easily grown and controlled. We study chlamydomonas because we are able to easily deflagellate them and then allow them to regenerate their flagella using different chemicals. Due to this characteristic, we are able to study how flagella growth is affected and the rate of flagella growth once deflagellated.…

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    The most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States is chlamydia and the disease may cause serious damage to an individual’s body (Pommerville, 2014). Many individuals are usually unaware that they are a carrier of the disease due to unnoticeable symptoms. Chlamydia may be passed through vaginal, oral, or anal sex, and may me passed from mother to her fetus. No individual is immune to this sexually transmitted disease. Knowing the characteristics of the microorganism, the…

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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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