STI Chlamydia trachomatis
Chlamydia trachomatis is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections of bacterial origin worldwide
It is a bacterium that can cause genital infections, lymphogranuloma venereum (genital ulcer) and trachoma (eye infection).
It can be contracted through unprotected vaginal, oral, or anal sexual contact with an infected person and through the birth canal with an infected mother. This bacterium causes clinical pictures in men and women.
Inflammation of the prostate, epididymis and urethra. Difficulty urinating and discharge from the penis.
Pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility and inflammation of the fallopian tubes.
It can cause from conjunctivitis (25%) to pneumonia (10%).
It is reported that up to 50% of men and 80% of women have no symptoms, so laboratory control is important.
Bioclinic Laboratories performs the PCR test in urine for the detection of the bacteria.