5 edition of Chlamydial infections found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by William R. Bowie ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Bowie, William R. 1946-|
|LC Classifications||RC124.5 .I57 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 602 p. :|
|Number of Pages||602|
|LC Control Number||90001764|
Diagnosis Culture of the organism from the conjunctiva or nasopharynx remains the gold standard of diagnosis for conjunctivitis and pneumonia. It is usually passed from person to person during oral, vaginal, or Chlamydial infections book sex. Chlamydia can affect infants by causing spontaneous abortion; premature birth ; conjunctivitiswhich may lead to blindness ; and pneumonia. Cough and nasal congestion without discharge are common, although discharge can be thick. Untreated infections are sources of further spread of infection and can lead to serious consequences including pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility and chronic pelvic pain. PID can cause infertility or serious problems with pregnancy.
Chlamydia usually doesn't cause symptoms. Oil-based or petroleum-type lubricants can cause latex to weaken and tear. For example, your doctor will ask if you have had sex without using condoms. You will be asked about your sexual partner s.
Recommendations for the laboratory-based detection of Chlamydia tracho-matis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae — To prevent chlamydia eye infections and pneumonia in newborns, pregnant women at risk of chlamydia should be screened. It can cause infertility, which means you may have trouble getting pregnant. The condition is generally recognized between 4 and 12 weeks of age, although most infants are symptomatic as early as 8 weeks of age.
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The same is true for ambiguities, problems and contradictions related to epidemiology, diagnostic approaches, immunity and vaccines. Your doctor can confirm whether you have chlamydia by using a urine test or a swab to collect fluid from the urethra or cervix.
You can also ask about being protected from pregnancy. Prevention Because chlamydia is a disease that can be spread during sexual intercourse, you can prevent chlamydia by: Not Chlamydial infections book sex Having sex with only one, uninfected person Always using male latex condoms during Chlamydial infections book activity To prevent complications of untreated chlamydia, including infertility and tubal pregnancy, sexually active women at risk of chlamydia should have a routine pelvic examination with a chlamydia-screening test every year.
Although chlamydiae and chlamydial infections were discovered a long time ago, they are still under-researched and relatively unknown to broad circles of microbiologists, virologists, epidemiologists and clinicians.
You and your partner should take the medicines as directed. Trachoma is a chronic conjunctivitis caused by Chlamydial infections book trachomatis. It can occur in both sexes, though is Chlamydial infections book common in men.
These are FDA approved. About 15, men develop reactive arthritis due to chlamydia infection each year in the U.
How can I take care of myself? A serum antibody titer of C. You can help prevent this by: Finishing your antibiotics when you are treated Making sure your sexual partners also take antibiotics Talking to your provider about being tested for chlamydia and seeing your provider if you have symptoms Wearing condoms and practicing safe sex When to Contact a Medical Professional Make an appointment with your provider if: You have symptoms of chlamydia You are worried that you might have chlamydia Alternative Names Cervicitis - chlamydia; STI - chlamydia; STD - chlamydia; Sexually transmitted - chlamydia; PID - chlamydia; Pelvic inflammatory disease - chlamydia Images.
Take nonprescription pain medicine. You may need to take more than 1 antibiotic. Written be specialists in these various areas, the book is a valuable work of reference for students and scientists with an interest in the molecular, cellular and immunobiology of these fascinating bacteria.
This volume reviews current knowledge of chlamydial biology, covering the unusual structure of the bacteria — which alternate between metabolically almost inactive and fast-dividing forms. Experts recommend that sexually active women 25 and younger get a chlamydia test every year.
Don't feel forced into having sex. See your provider between checkups if you are having symptoms of vaginal infection or discomfort, especially up in the abdomen, during sex. This means taking steps before and during sex that can help prevent you from getting an infection, or from giving 1 to your partner.
When an infected host cell is starved for various nutrients such as amino acids for example, tryptophan ironor vitaminsthis has a negative consequence for Chlamydiae since the organism is dependent on the host cell for these nutrients. Chlamydia also can cause eye infections and pneumonia in newborns delivered by mothers who have chlamydia.
The uniqueness of chlamydia pathology consists mainly in the fact that the agents of the individual diseases are so close in their biological properties that they are represented only by the single genus Chlamydia, which includes all currently recognized species.
Remember to: Use condoms for all vaginal, anal, and oral intercourse. Be sure to tell your healthcare provider if you are or may be pregnant.
The patient is usually afebrile, and does not appear particularly ill. Expected Duration If untreated, chlamydia can last for many months, and during this time, bacteria can be spread to others through unprotected sex.
The scientific topics discussed include: Chlamydial infections book Biological, morphological and antigenic properties of Chlamydia spp - Genes, genomic structure and genetic regulations - Conventional diagnostic methods and examinations - Detection and differentiation of Chlamydia organisms by DNA detection systems - Clinical forms and manifestations and drug therapy - Pathology - Chlamydial infections book peculiarities of Chlamydia - induced diseases in animals and humans - Immunity and vaccines.
You should get checked again 3 months after treatment to Chlamydial infections book sure the infection is gone. It is usually passed from person to person during oral, vaginal, or anal sex. Safe sex practices are needed to prevent becoming infected with chlamydia or spreading it to others.
The infection can pass from a pregnant woman to her baby during birth.Aug 21, · Neonatal chlamydial infection, which manifests principally as ophthalmia neonatorum (ON) or pneumonia, is a significant cause of neonatal morbidity.
Widespread use of silver nitrate drops resulted in a dramatic decline in the incidence of gonococcal ophthalmia but had much less impact on the incidence of neonatal chlamydial infection.
Chlamydia trachomatis has become the most common Cited by: It is an obligate intracellular pathogen and is the causative agent of vaginal Chlamydial infections in humans and lymphogranuloma venereum.
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This latest volume arising from the Seventh Symposium, follows the pattern of its successful predecessor (CUPAuthor: William Robert Bowie.Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection/disease that affects both men and women.
Learn the symptoms in men and women, how doctors diagnose it, and the most common options for treatment at WebMD.Patients may be asymptomatic ebook mildly to moderately ill with a variety of respiratory tract diseases caused by Chlamydia pneumoniae, including pneumonia, acute bronchitis, prolonged cough, and less commonly, pharyngitis, laryngitis, otitis media, and galisend.com some patients, a sore throat precedes the onset of cough by a week or more.