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Chlamydia Pneumonia (Part2)

Individuals at Risk Chlamydia Pneumonia affects people of all ages and spreads quickly in crowded areas. School-aged children and people in hospitals have a significant risk of infection. Older adults are at higher risk of reinfection and developing more severe symptoms. Methods of Infection Chlamydia Pneumonia is spread through respiratory excretions and commonly spread through …

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Chlamydia Pneumonia (Part 1)

Chlamydia Pneumonia Symptoms and Characteristics Background A member of the Genus Chlamydia, the Species Chlamydia Pneumonia is a gram-negative microparasitic bacterium that will grow and reproduce inside of the host’s cells. One of the first known cases of Chlamydia Pneumonia is from Taiwan in the 1950s and was officially discovered in the 1960s during vaccine …

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Treponema Pallidum

Treponema Pallidum is a bacterium that is a common Sexually Transmitted Infection. Treponema pallidum is a thin, spiral-shaped bacterium that is difficult to visualize with a light microscope. It is transmitted through direct contact with a syphilis sore or through transmission from mother to child during pregnancy. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), syphilis …

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