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Chlamydia confusion--is it a virus or bacterial infection?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Bacterial

The bacterium, chlamydia trachomatis, causes chlamydial infections.

In brief: Bacterial

The bacterium, chlamydia trachomatis, causes chlamydial infections.
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
4 doctors agree

In brief: Bacterial

Bacterial.

In brief: Bacterial

Bacterial.
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Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Bacteria

It is an obligate intracellular bacteria.
Meaning it needs to inside of another cell to survive and multiply. This led to the early difficulties in the abillity to obtain a culture and the confusion.

In brief: Bacteria

It is an obligate intracellular bacteria.
Meaning it needs to inside of another cell to survive and multiply. This led to the early difficulties in the abillity to obtain a culture and the confusion.
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