Chlamydia tests use a sample of body fluid
or urine to see whether chlamydia bacteria (Chlamydia trachomatis) are present and causing an infection.
| Normal: |
DNA are found. If a culture is done, no chlamydia
bacteria grow in the culture. More tests for other sexually transmitted
infections (STIs) may be needed to find the cause of symptoms.
| Abnormal: |
Chlamydia antigens or DNA are
found. If a culture is done, chlamydia bacteria grow in the
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Devika Singh, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease
December 11, 2012
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