II. Types: Chlamydia trachomatis (See Sexually Transmitted Disease)

  1. Eye Diseases
    1. Trachoma
    2. Inclusion Conjunctivitis
  2. Genitourinary Disease
    1. Lymphogranuloma venereum
    2. Urethritis
    3. Cervicitis
    4. Salpingitis
  3. Respiratory
    1. Chlamydia Pneumonia in Newborns

III. Types: Other

  1. Chlamydophila psittaci (previously Chlamydia psittaci)
    1. Human Psittacosis from bird borne zoonosis
    2. Respiratory illness or typhoidal illness
  2. Chlamydia pneumoniae (TWAR)
    1. Atypical Pneumonia

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Ontology: Chlamydia Infections (C0008149)

Definition (MEDLINEPLUS)

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease caused by bacteria. You can get chlamydia during oral, vaginal, or anal sex with an infected partner. Both men and women can get it.

Chlamydia usually doesn't cause symptoms. If it does, you might notice a burning feeling when you urinate or abnormal discharge from your vagina or penis.

In both men and women, chlamydia can infect the urinary tract. In women, infection of the reproductive system can lead to pelvic pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). PID can cause infertility or serious problems with pregnancy. Babies born to infected mothers can get eye infections and pneumonia from chlamydia. In men, chlamydia can infect the epididymis, the tube that carries sperm. This can cause pain, fever, and, rarely, infertility.

A lab test can tell if you have chlamydia. Antibiotics will cure the infection. Correct usage of latex condoms greatly reduces, but does not eliminate, the risk of catching or spreading chlamydia. Experts recommend that sexually active women 25 and younger get a chlamydia test every year.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Definition (CSP) diseases associated with bacteria from the family Chlamydiaceae.
Definition (MSH) Infections with bacteria of the genus CHLAMYDIA.
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D002690
ICD10 A74.9
SnomedCT 186734004, 187381006, 105629000
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Italian Infezione da Clamidia, Infezioni da Clamidia, Patologie infettive da Chlamydia, Infezione da Clamidia NAS, Infezioni da Chlamydia
Dutch Chlamydia-infectie NAO, Chlamydia; infectie, infectie; Chlamydia, Chlamydia-infectie, niet gespecificeerd, Chlamydia-infectieziekten, Chlamydia-infectie, Chlamydia-infecties, Infectie, chlamydia-, Infecties, chlamydia-
French Infection à Chlamydia SAI, Infection à Chlamydia, Infections à Chlamydiae, Troubles infectieux à Chlamydiae, Chlamydioses, Infections à Chlamydia
German Chlamydieninfektion NNB, Chlamydieninfektion, nicht naeher bezeichnet, Chlamydien-Infektionen, Chlamydieninfektion, Infektionserkrankungen durch Chlamidydia, Miyagawanellainfektionen, Chlamydieninfektionen
Portuguese Infecção a clamídia NE, Infecções por Clamídia, Infecções por Clamídias, Quiroprática, Infecção a clamídia, Infecções a clamídia, Infecções por Chlamydia
Spanish Infección por clamidia NEOM, [X]infección por clamidia, no especificada, [X]infección por clamidia, no especificada (trastorno), Infecciones por Clamidias, Infecciones por Clamidia, infección clamidial (trastorno), infección clamidial, infección por Chlamydia, Enfermedades por clamidias, Infecciones por clamidia, Infección por clamidia, Infecciones por Chlamydia
Japanese クラミジア感染NOS, クラミジア感染, クラミジアカンセンショウ, クラミジアカンセンNOS, クラミジアカンセン, クラミジア感染症
Swedish Klamydiainfektioner
Finnish Klamydiainfektiot
Czech Infekční nemoci vyvolané chlamydiemi, Chlamydiová infekce, Chlamydiové infekce, Chlamydiová infekce NOS, infekce chlamydiemi, Chlamydia - infekce, chlamydiové infekce
Korean 상세불명의 클라미디아 감염
Hungarian chlamydia fertőzés k.m.n., Chlamydia fertőzések, Chlamydia fertőzéses betegségek, chlamydia fertőzés
Norwegian Klamydiasykdommer, Chlamydiasykdommer, Klamydiainfeksjoner, Chlamydiainfeksjoner
Polish Zakażenia Chlamydią, Infekcje chlamydią