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Chlamydial Sexually Transmitted Diseases – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care

An obligate intracellular membrane-bound prokaryotic organism,C. trachomatis is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the US.
Transmitted through vaginal, anal, or oral sex. May also occur vertically from mother to infant during vaginal birth.
Screening has increased over the last 20 years, but remains suboptimal with annual screening rates of only 42% among sexually active females ages 16–25 in 2007.