Category Archives : chlamydia

The Science of Chlamydia

Chlamydia the “silent epidemic” is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the world today. It’s often found in sexually active adolescent 15-19 years old. This infection is caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. Chlamydia is an obligate intracellular bacterium that lives within the human cell with three different species. Chlamydia trachomatis, Chlamydia pnemoniae and [&he...

Is Koala Chlamydia The Same As Human Chlamydia

Chlamydia in Koalas? Believe it or not, chlamydia has been a major threat to the continued survival of koalas with almost all populations affected by the virus. Australian biologists discovered the koala chlamydia outbreak in 1988 and studies currently show that fifty to ninety percent of koalas test positive for chlamydia. If left untreated, this […]