Tag: Trachoma

Pathogenesis and Clinical Manifestations of Chlamydia trachomatis 5/5 (2)

Pathogenesis and Clinical Manifestations of Chlamydia trachomatis

Pathogenesis of Chlamydia trachomatis Chlamydia are acquired by direct contact with mucous membranes or abraded skin, that is, by sexual contact or by direct inoculation into the eye in the case of trachoma or neonatal conjunctivitis. Two forms of the organism are needed for infection and disease to occur: the infectious, extracellular form called an […]

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