Medical Dictionary: Chlamydia trachomatis

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Chlamydia trachomatis: Another name for Chlamydia.
Chlamydia trachomatis (condition): Common sexually transmitted disease often without symptoms.

Chlamydia trachomatis: Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, a bacterium, which can damage a woman's reproductive organs. Because symptoms of chlamydia are mild or absent, serious complications that cause irreversible damage, including infertility, can occur "silently" before a woman ever recognizes a problem. 1

More information on medical condition: Chlamydia:

1. excerpt from Chlamydia-Disease Information: DSTD

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