Sobre Chlamydia trachomatis

Chlamydia trachomatis is an obligate intracellular bacterium, gram negative. This bacterium is responsible for Chlamydia (or chlamydia) urethritis, a sexually transmitted disease that is most common in Latin America and the USA after Papillomavirus (50 times more frequent than gonorrhea, which is more common than syphilis). Its reservoir is strictly human.

Pruebas disponibles para Chlamydia trachomatis

EliSpot

Chlamydia trachomatis EliSpot
(2x tubo ACD/CPDA)

IFT, ELISA, Immunoblot

Anticuerpos Chlamydia trachomatis-IgA y Chlamydia trachomatis-IgG
(1x Tubo de suero/SST)

PCR

Chlamydia trachomatis-PCR
(Frotis uretral)

Bacteria:

Chlamydophila trachomatis (gram-negativa, intracelular)

Vectores / Transmisión:

Contacto sexual, de humano a humano

Síntomas:

cervicitis, esterilidad, uretritis, tracoma, conjuntivitis aguda („conjuntivitis de las piscinas“), linfogranuloma venéreo

Tras la infección (4-6 semanas):

artritis, tendovaginitis

Factores de riesgo:

Inmunosupresión