February 7, 2016

Chlamydia is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis

Chlamydia is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis

Chlamydia ETIOLOGY   Chlamydia is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, an obligate intracellular parasite with 15 different serotypes.   The chlamydial organism has two forms. Elementary body (infectious): serotypes LI, L2, L3: lymphogranuloma venereum A, B,…