Chlamydia trachomatis

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Chlamydia trachomatis, commonly known as chlamydia, is a bacterium that causes chlamydia, which can manifest in various ways, including: trachoma, lymphogranuloma venereum, nongonococcal urethritis, cervicitis, salpingitis, pelvic inflammatory disease.wikipedia
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Chlamydia

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Chlamydia trachomatis, commonly known as chlamydia, is a bacterium that causes chlamydia, which can manifest in various ways, including: trachoma, lymphogranuloma venereum, nongonococcal urethritis, cervicitis, salpingitis, pelvic inflammatory disease.
Chlamydia, or more specifically a chlamydia infection, is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis.

Trachoma

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Chlamydia trachomatis, commonly known as chlamydia, is a bacterium that causes chlamydia, which can manifest in various ways, including: trachoma, lymphogranuloma venereum, nongonococcal urethritis, cervicitis, salpingitis, pelvic inflammatory disease.
Trachoma is an infectious disease caused by bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis.

Lymphogranuloma venereum

Durand-Nicolas-Favre diseaseChlamydial lymphogranulomaelephantiasis
Chlamydia trachomatis, commonly known as chlamydia, is a bacterium that causes chlamydia, which can manifest in various ways, including: trachoma, lymphogranuloma venereum, nongonococcal urethritis, cervicitis, salpingitis, pelvic inflammatory disease.
Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) (also known as "Climatic bubo", "Durand–Nicolas–Favre disease", "Poradenitis inguinale", "Lymphogranuloma inguinale" and "Strumous bubo" ) is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the invasive serovars L1, L2, L2a, L2b or L3 of Chlamydia trachomatis.

Pelvic inflammatory disease

pelvic inflammationPelvic inflammatory disease (PID)pelvic inflammatory diseases
Chlamydia trachomatis, commonly known as chlamydia, is a bacterium that causes chlamydia, which can manifest in various ways, including: trachoma, lymphogranuloma venereum, nongonococcal urethritis, cervicitis, salpingitis, pelvic inflammatory disease.
Infections by Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Chlamydia trachomatis are present in 75 to 90 percent of cases.

Gram-negative bacteria

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Chlamydia trachomatis is a gram-negative bacterium that can replicate only within a host cell.
The gram-negative bacteria include the model organism Escherichia coli, as well as many pathogenic bacteria, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, and Yersinia pestis.

Non-gonococcal urethritis

nongonococcal urethritisNon-specific urethritis
Chlamydia trachomatis, commonly known as chlamydia, is a bacterium that causes chlamydia, which can manifest in various ways, including: trachoma, lymphogranuloma venereum, nongonococcal urethritis, cervicitis, salpingitis, pelvic inflammatory disease.
The most common bacterial cause of NGU is Chlamydia trachomatis, but it can also be caused by Ureaplasma urealyticum, Haemophilus vaginalis, Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Gardnerella vaginalis, Acinetobacter lwoffi, Ac.calcoclaceticus and E.coli.

Chlamydiae

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C. trachomatis are bacteria in the genus Chlamydia, a group of obligate intracellular parasites of eukaryotic cells.
In 1956, Chlamydia trachomatis was first cultured by Tang Fei-fan, though they were not yet recognized as bacteria.

Salpingitis

Chlamydia trachomatis, commonly known as chlamydia, is a bacterium that causes chlamydia, which can manifest in various ways, including: trachoma, lymphogranuloma venereum, nongonococcal urethritis, cervicitis, salpingitis, pelvic inflammatory disease.

Chlamydia abortus

C. abortusChlamydophila abortusabortus
trachomatis'', C. muridarum, C. pneumoniae, C. pecorum, C. suis, C. abortus, C. felis, C. caviae, C. psittaci.
Chlamydia abortus was renamed in 1999 as Chlamydophila psittaci along with all Chlamydiae except Chlamydia trachomatis.

Chlamydia muridarum

C. muridarumCh. muridarummuridarum
trachomatis'', C. muridarum, C. pneumoniae, C. pecorum, C. suis, C. abortus, C. felis, C. caviae, C. psittaci.
Chlamydia muridarum is an intracellular bacterial species that at one time belonged to Chlamydia trachomatis.

Urethritis

inflammation in the urethrainflammation of the penile urethrainflammation of the urethra
Both are common causes of multiple other conditions including pelvic inflammatory disease and urethritis.
The disease is classified as either gonococcal urethritis, caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, or non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU), most commonly caused by Chlamydia trachomatis.

Urinary tract infection

cystitisurinary tract infectionsbladder infection
Often, symptoms are similar to those of a urinary tract infection.
Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma genitalium can infect the urethra but not the bladder.

Sexually transmitted infection

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trachomatis'' and one or more other sexually transmitted infections at the same time is possible.

Ofloxacin

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C. trachomatis may be treated with several antibiotic medications, including azithromycin, erythromycin, ofloxacin, and tetracycline.
*Chlamydia trachomatis

Doxycycline

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Tetracycline is the most preferred antibiotic to treat C.trachomatis and has the highest success rate. Azithromycin and doxycycline have equal efficacy to treat ''C.

Tang Feifan

Tang Fei-fan
C. trachomatis agent was first cultured and isolated in the yolk sacs of eggs by Tang Fei-fan, et al. in 1957.
Tang Feifan (July 23, 1897 - September 30, 1958) was a Chinese medical microbiologist best known for culturing the Chlamydia trachomatis agent in the yolk sacs of eggs.

Azithromycin

ZithromaxSumamedZ-PAK
C. trachomatis may be treated with several antibiotic medications, including azithromycin, erythromycin, ofloxacin, and tetracycline. Tetracycline is the most preferred antibiotic to treat C.trachomatis and has the highest success rate. Azithromycin and doxycycline have equal efficacy to treat ''C.

Chlamydia suis

C. suisCh. suis
trachomatis'', C. muridarum, C. pneumoniae, C. pecorum, C. suis, C. abortus, C. felis, C. caviae, C. psittaci.
These epitopes are identical or nearly identical to the Chlamydia MOMP core epitopes NPTI, TLNPTI, LNPTIA or LNPTI, which are recognized by Chlamydia trachomatis vs4 mAbs.

Neglected tropical diseases

neglected tropical diseaseneglected diseasesneglected disease
Trachoma is the primary source of infectious blindness in some parts of rural Africa and Asia and is a neglected tropical disease that has been targeted by the World Health Organization for elimination by 2020.

Translocated actin-recruiting phosphoprotein

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The translocated actin-recruiting phosphoprotein (Tarp) is a protein that may mediate the invasion of epithelial cells by Chlamydia trachomatis using a type three secretion system.

Cervicitis

inflammation of the cervixinflammation of the uterine cervixMucopurulent cervicitis
Chlamydia trachomatis, commonly known as chlamydia, is a bacterium that causes chlamydia, which can manifest in various ways, including: trachoma, lymphogranuloma venereum, nongonococcal urethritis, cervicitis, salpingitis, pelvic inflammatory disease.

Obligate parasite

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Chlamydia trachomatis is a gram-negative bacterium that can replicate only within a host cell.

Nanometre

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Elementary bodies are 200 to 400 nanometers across, and are surrounded by a rigid cell wall that allows them to survive outside of a host cell.

Chromosome

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In addition to the chromosome that contains most of the genome, nearly all ''C.

Vacuole

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The elementary body enters the host cell, surrounded by a host vacuole, called an inclusion.