Biochemical Test of Chlamydia trachomatis

Biochemical Test of Chlamydia trachomatis

Biochemical Test of Chlamydia trachomatis Some of the characteristics are: Basic Characteristics Properties (Chlamydia trachomatis) Organism Type Obligate intracellular organism that parasitize and multiply in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells within membrane bound vacuoles, termed inclusions, by a unique developmental cycle. ATP/ADP Transport System Negative (-ve) Body Types Elementary and Reticulate Flagella Absent Gram Staining … Read moreBiochemical Test of Chlamydia trachomatis

Habitat and Morphology of Chlamydia trachomatis

Habitat and Morphology of Chlamydia trachomatis

Habitat of Chlamydia trachomatis It is an obligate intracellular human pathogens. Humans are the only natural host. It cannot survive outside of a eukaryotic host. Chlamydia trachomatis is transmitted by oral, vaginal or anal sex, and can also be transmitted from mother to newborn during a vaginal delivery. They can cause discharge from the penis, … Read moreHabitat and Morphology of Chlamydia trachomatis

Laboratory Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and Control of Chlamydia trachomatis

Laboratory Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and Control of Chlamydia trachomatis

Laboratory Diagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis Specimen Urethral discharge, cervix swab, rectum, oropharynx, and conjunctiva swab are the frequently collected specimens. In addition, other specimens such as, blood, urine, respiratory secretions, sputum, lung, and other tissues are collected and examined. Pus from bubo is also useful for diagnosis of LGV. Microscopy Demonstration of chlamydial inclusion bodies … Read moreLaboratory Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and Control of Chlamydia trachomatis

Pathogenesis and Clinical Manifestations of Chlamydia trachomatis

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 … Read morePathogenesis and Clinical Manifestations of Chlamydia trachomatis