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Chlamydia pneumonia is transmitted by airborne route. Many respiratory infections are transmitted by this route.

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What is the prognosis of chlamydia pneumoniae?

A young, healthy person with Chlamydia pneumoniae has an excellent prognosis. In the elderly, however, there is a 5-10% death rate from this infection.

What are the types of chlamydia?

There are three major types of Chlamydia: Chlamydia psittaci, Chlamydia pneumoniae, and Chlamydia trachomatis. Each of these has the potential to cause a type of pneumonia.

Did One Direction get chlamydia?

No, there is no evidence of this. Some rock stars have become known for partying and having lots of sexual encounters, but One Direction does not have that kind of reputation at this point in their careers.I understand there was a story about possible infection after a koala urinated on a band member. The chlamydia affecting koalas is different from the one that causes a sexually transmitted diseases in humans. Koalas are infected with Chlamydia pecorum and Chlamydia pneumoniae. The chlamydia that causes an STD in humans is Chlamydia trachomatis.

What causes Chlamydia trachomatis?

Chlamydia, or chlamydia infection, is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by Chlamydia trachomatis (C. trachomatis), a bacterium that only infects humans. Although we usually think of the sexually transmitted disease (STD), chlamydial infection refers to infection caused by any species of the Chlamydiaceae bacterial family. Chlamydia is a common infectious cause of genital and eye diseases in humans. It is the leading bacterial STI worldwide.

Can koalas get chlamydia?

It is not certain how koalas have come to be infected with Chlamydia. The most recent research has suggested that it originated from amphibians such as frogs.

Can you get chlamydia from coughing?

A baby gets infected in the lungs with chlamydia trachomatis, the germ that causes the STD known as chlamydia, by being infected during vaginal birth. Adults do not get chlamydia trachomatis in their lungs. However, a different bacteria, Chlamydia pneumonia, is a common cause of bronchitis and pneumonia in children and adults. This infection is not sexually transmitted. A person infected with Chlamydia pneumonia has inflammation of the air passageways inside the lungs. Chlamydia pneumonia causes about 1 out of 10 cases of pneumonia in the US. The illness responds well to treatment with antibiotics.

Can you get chlamydia from someone you work with?

Chlamydia is not transmitted via casual contact.

Can you get chlamydia from a parakeet?

Birds don't get or transmit chlamydia trachomatis, the germ that causes the sexually transmitted infection. Birds may transmit chlamydia psittaci, which is not sexually transmitted.

Can chlamydia be transmitted by vaginal squirting?

It is theoretically possible to transfer chlamydia by mouth to vagina, but it is believed that chlamydia is rarely transmitted to females through oral sex. The reason is that chlamydia does not infect the mouth, but only the throat. It is possible for a male to get chlamydia from oral sex, but cunnilingus and anilingus do not appear to be high-risk activities for transmitting chlamydia.

Is cough a sign of chlamydia?

Cough is not a sign of chlamydia trachomatis (the STD) in adults. In newborns affected by chlamydia in the lungs, a hacking cough that doesn't bring up phlegm can be a sign of disease. There is another species of chlamydia, chlamydia pneumoniae, that causes cough.

Can chlamydia pneumoniae be prevented?

Chlamydia pneumoniae is difficult to prevent because it is spread by respiratory droplets from other sick people. Because people with this type of pneumonia do not always feel very sick, they often continue to attend school, go to work, etc.

What is chlamydia's classification?

Chlamydia's classification is a bacterial infection, known as a sexually transmitted disease.