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Chlamydia

Chlamydia

(Science: protozoa) genus of minute prokaryotes that replicate in cytoplasmic vacuoles within susceptible eukaryotic cells. Genome about one third that of E. Coli, chlamydia trachomatis causes trachoma in man, chlamydia psittaci causes economically important diseases of poultry.

infection caused by chlamydia trachomatis are the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection, with an calculated annual incidence of 4.5 million cases in the USA.

chlamydia can cause a spectrum of infections including urethritis, epididymitis and proctitis in men, cervicitis, salpingitis and acute urethral syndrome in women and conjunctivitis and pneumonia in newborn infants.


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Help growing Chlamydia stock

Hi All, I am about to start trying to culture Chlamydia (C. pecorum and C. trachomatis, in BGM cells), and have never done any cell culture work before. I have a few 100uL aliquots of C. trachomatis stock that I need to grow up in order to make ...

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... (SP?) All I can say is thank you so very much for your posting! I just had what I thought was a "clean bill of health" from a regular chlamydia screening at my doctor's office and thought I was safe. Sad to say :( I am walking around with these yucky cramps, persistent vaginitis, painful ...

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by JULIEJCC
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The Fiber Disease

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