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Chlamydia

Bacteriology

Organisms and Their Biology

  1. Per-Anders Mårdh PhD MD

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0078

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Mårdh, P.-A. 2010. Chlamydia. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. Lund University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lund, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Historic Perspectives
  • 2
    Taxonomy
  • 3
    Reproductive Cycle
  • 4
    Bio- and Immunochemistry Genetics
  • 5
    Pathogenesis and Immune Response
  • 6
    Chlamydia trachomatis
  • 7
    Chlamydia psittaci
  • 8
    Chlamydia pneumoniae
  • 9
    Diagnosis
  • 10
    Antibiotic Susceptibility
  • 11
    Antichlamydial Activity of Body Fluid
  • 12
    Therapy
  • 13
    Chlamydia Screening and Rescreening

Keywords:

  • Chlamydia trachomatis;
  • Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV)-known as a Chlamydia infection;
  • C. trachomatis, C. psittaci, and C. pneumoniae;
  • bio-and immunochemistry genetics;
  • trachoma-most common cause of preventable blindness;
  • genital infections in nonpregnant females, including cervicitis, endometritis, and salpingitis (PID);
  • adverse pregnancy outcomes;
  • upper respiratory tract infection, including chronic bronchitis