Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection

  • Angelika Stary
  • Peter Duschet
  • Friedrich Gschnait


Chlamydia trachomatis (C. trachomatis) is the most common agent eliciting sexually transmitted diseases [1–6], which in recent years have become an increasingly important problem of public health services in industrialized countries. More than 3 million new chlamydial infections, leading to infertility in more than 20,000 teenagers [7], are estimated to occur per year in the United States. The incidence of this disease is thus at least as great as that of diabetes mellitus.


Chlamydia Trachomatis Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Chlamydial Infection Elementary Body Cervical Dysplasia 
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  • Angelika Stary
  • Peter Duschet
  • Friedrich Gschnait

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