Tag: "trachomatis" at medical news
Chlamydia toxin- a secret killer
...the way to new treatments. The bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis
is the cause of silent infections that can lead to blindness and gynaecological conditions. For many years, it's been suspected that the pathogen produces a toxin that helps it invade cells and cause these chronic health problems.// Now, at last, t...
Abbott Receives CE Mark Certification
...ecting the Neissera gonorrhoeae (NG) and Chlamydia trachomatis
// (CT) sexually transmitted pathogens. This will enable the company to sell the product in the European Union (EU). The test will be conducted through the Abbott m2000?, which uses real time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and magnetic particle tech...
New Test For Detecting Trachoma
Trachoma, an infection caused by Chlamydia trachomatis
bacteria leads to blindness in over one million women and children. Although the infection is very treatable there is a difficulty// in diagnosing it accurately especially in remote areas. Now scientists have developed a ‘sight-saving’ dipstick test ...
Mouse Model Demonstrates Immune System Reaction In Chlamydia Infection
...ital tract //during the initial stage of Chlamydia trachomatis
infection. The study is published in the July 24 early edition online of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and could prove important in the development of vaccine against the disease. "Right now Chlamydia is sensitive to treatment...
Blindness And Trachoma
...trachomatous trichiasis; Antibiotics for Chlamydia trachomatis
(a type of Chlamydia that causes trachoma); Facial...sehold members in Vietnam on active trachoma and C trachomatis
infection rates. Vietnam is 1 of 16 priority countries in which the SAFE program has been launched. ...
Newly Identified Strains Of Chlamydia Trachomatis – A Gateway To New Disease
...CHORI). Her research suggests that since Chlamydia trachomatis
evolves through recombination where one or more st...eople are infected across the globe with Chlamydia trachomatis
and 8 million are already blind or severely visually impaired. In some parts of third-world countrie...