Chlamydia infection is caused by the bacterium
Chlamydia trachomatis. It is spread during vaginal,
anal, or possibly oral sex with an infected partner. A pregnant woman may
spread the infection to her newborn during delivery.
spread chlamydia even if you do not have symptoms of infection. You can spread
the infection until you have been treated.
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease
August 7, 2012
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