About Chlamydia trachomatis
Chlamydia trachomatis is an obligate intracellular bacterium, gram negative. This bacterium is responsible for Chlamydia (or chlamydia) urethritis, a sexually transmitted disease that is most common in Latin America and the USA after Papillomavirus (50 times more frequent than gonorrhea, which is more common than syphilis). Its reservoir is strictly human.
Available Tests for Chlamydia trachomatis
Chlamydophila trachomatis (gram-negative, intracellular)
Vector / Transmission:
sexual contact, human to human
cervicitis, sterility, urethritis, trachoma, acute conjunctivitis („swimming pool conjunctivitis“), lymphogranuloma venereum
After infection (4-6 weeks):