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Doctor insights on: What Is The Result Of Chlamydia Culture Positive In Chlamydia

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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more


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Why did another positive test result for chlamydia after treatment?

Why did another positive test result for chlamydia after treatment?

+ test result: You could have missed doses of Doxycycline or had sexual activity with an infected partner before completing 7 days of treatment with doxycline. Or if you took one dose of Azithromycin and had sex with an infected person within a 7 day window - that could lead to a positive. ...Read more

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Tested positive on chlamydia but didn't treated. After several months, diagnosed with pid but test result on chlamydia is negative. How is it possible?

Tested positive on chlamydia but didn't treated. After several months, diagnosed with pid but test result on chlamydia is negative. How is it possible?

Your immune system: Your immune system may have cleared the active chlamydia over time such that whatever test you had may not have found active disease. It does not mean your system did not suffer harm with the germ. You may well have significant tube scarring. ...Read more

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Is it possible to test negative for chlamydia on a urine test, and positive on a culture test? And vice versa?

Is it possible to test negative for chlamydia on a urine test, and positive on a culture test? And vice versa?

Any diagnostic: test can have false negatives, some more than others. So, yes, you can have these results. ...Read more

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My partner was posotive for chlamydia but my results came back negative even though we had unprotected sex numerous times, can test be wrong?

My partner was posotive for chlamydia but my results came back negative even though we had unprotected sex numerous times, can test be wrong?

Yes: A sample is taken and tested. It is not always indicative of the entire genital tract, either male or female. You both should be treated for chlamydia to ensure that you are not passing it from one to the other. ...Read more

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Urine test results, beside "Chlamydia, NAA" it reads "Positive A" under value but "negative" under reference range. What does this mean?

Chlamydia: I will like to review the actual result to be more accurate. In general, if your urine test for "Chlamydia, NAA" reads Positive, means you have chlamydia. Reference range is "negative" means the test is normally negative for someone without chlamydia. ...Read more

Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more