The differential diagnosis of chlamydial
conjunctivitis includes other causes of conjunctivitis and acute red eye as described earlier.
Another benefit would be removing the stigma that the current, risk-based system generates by making many girls and women feel that they have had "bad" sex or promiscuous sex because they are now at risk of harboring chlamydial
infection and need screening, Dr.
Secretion of proinflammatory cytokines by epithelial cells in response to chlamydia infection suggests a central role for epithelial cells in chlamydial
This will open up the field of chlamydia research and will enable a better understanding of chlamydial
The multiplication process repeats itself until the chlamydial
inclusion body becomes the dominant structure in the host cell (Armstrong 1963).
24) Given the scarcity of data on this silent epidemic in Canada, our goal in the present study was to determine the extent and main predictors of CR in a large Canadian city using a population database of individuals diagnosed at least once with chlamydial
Comment: To my knowledge, this is the first study investigating vitamin C as an adjunct to antibiotics for the treatment of chlamydial
The primary biological outcome was the incidence of chlamydial
infection at each follow-up point; the primary behavioral outcome was the proportion of sex acts during which a condom had been used in the 60 days prior to each.
Anyone who has sex can get genital chlamydial
infection and people at risk are those having unprotected sexual intercourse.
Conjunctivitis in infants less than four weeks old may be caused by chlamydial
or gonococcal infection.
Fine-needle aspiration of the lymph node demonstrated granulomatous inflammation compatible with LGV; the diagnosis was further confirmed by the high titers demonstrated by chlamydial
serology, as well as the patient's response to doxycycline.
It is a chlamydial
infection of birds which can cause pneumonia in humans.