Term: Chlamydia

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2012-10-16


A sexually transmitted infection (STI) that, if left untreated, may increase the risk of contracting Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), as well as infertility, epididymitis in males, or ectopic pregnancy and pelvic inflammatory disease in females (Chin, 2000; Dickerson et al., 1996).

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