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Chlamydia trachomatis is one of three bacterial species in the genus Chlamydia, family Chlamydiaceae, class Chlamydiae. C. trachomatis has only been found living inside human cells . It causes urethritis , epididymitis, and proctitis in men and cervicitis, salpingitis, urethritis and proctitis in women. C. trachomatis has also been detected in some patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disease. It may be treated with any of several antibiotics such as azithromycin, erythromycin or doxycyclinetetracycline. C. trachomatis was the first chlamydial agent discovered in humans. It comprises two human biovars: trachoma and lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV). Many, but not all, C. trachomatis strains have an extrachromosomal plasmid. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Chlamydia trachomatis (Wikipedia)

Species of chlamydia causing a variety of ocular and urogenital diseases. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

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Chlamydia trachomatis
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zh-CN Chinese (China) 沙眼衣原体
Synonyms: 椒疮;沙眼;砂眼;粒性结膜炎;颗粒性结膜炎
fr-CA French (Canada) Chlamydia trachomatis
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Chlamydia trachomatis
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Chlamydia trachomatis
it-IT Italian (Italy) Chlamydia trachomatis
el-GR Greek (Greece) Χλαμύδια του τραχώματος
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Chlamydia trachomatis
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Chlamydia trachomatis
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) Chlamydia trachomatis
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