Chlamydial sentence example
Chlamydial conjunctivitis Both eyes will be red with a sticky discharge.
Inclusion conjunctivitis is also called a chlamydial conjunctivitis.
Symptoms do not always exist with chlamydial infections, and thus it is often transmitted unknowingly.
Up to 10 percent of pregnant women harbor the chlamydial parasite.
Neonatal chlamydial or inclusion conjunctivitis is 10 times more common than neonatal gonorrheal conjunctivitis.Advertisement
Other techniques used to diagnose a chlamydial infection are enzyme immunoassays, serum antibody tests, and DNA probes.
If untreated, a chlamydial infection can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease and scarring of fallopian tubes in women, causing infertility or ectopic pregnancies.
Pregnant women with a chlamydial infection should talk to their doctor about treatment of the infection.
In the newborn, inclusion conjunctivitis may resolve spontaneously, but there are chlamydial infections which can cause blindness if not treated.
Symptoms of chlamydial pneumonia are a repetitive cough and rapid breathing.Advertisement
Chlamydial cell cultures take three to seven days to grow.
Rates of chlamydia reported by gender indicate that women, overall, have higher rates than men due in large part to increased efforts in screening women for asymptomatic chlamydial infections.
Chlamydial infections are more likely to be asymptomatic than gonorrheal infections and thus are of longer duration on average.