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...Chlamydia ‘Trachomatis’ infections among ethnic group and ages 14 -24 in Miami Dade Florida Abstract Thesis, whether presented for academic or professional considerations, are subject to critical review by experienced panels and should be carefully planned and presented. A problem statement that forms a thesis’ basis is therefore very important. This paper seeks to offer a problem statement over a thesis on the topic, ‘Chlamydia Trachomatis Infections among ethnic groups and ages 14- 24 in Miami Dade Florida.’ The paper will also identify a working title for the thesis as well as research questions. Working title ‘Relationship between Chlamydia ‘Trachomatis’ infections and ethnic groups... ,...
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Chlamydia trachomatis infections from ethnic minority aged 15 to 18 in Miami, Dade, Florida
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...Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection In Miami Dade Chapter Introduction Over the recent past, Chlamydia trachomatis disease has posed a greater challenge in Miami Dade. According to the County Snapshot based on five year Florida STD trends covering 2009 to 2013, there is a persistent growth in its prevalence rate. The cases of its infection has increased from 11,829 to 13,835 over the five years. In addition, the examination of prevalence rates per 100,000 persons has shockingly showed a fast growing trend. The number has risen from 8,110 in 2009 to 9,320 in 2013. Females have suffered more than males with a percentage of 51%...
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Chlamydia Trachomatis infections among ethnic groups aged 15 to 24 in Miami, Dade, Florida
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...Chlamydia trachomatis infections among ethnic groups aged 15 to 24 in Miami, Dade, Florida Chlamydia trachomatis is a species of bacteria that cause sexually transmitted infections. Such infections are symptomatic in men than in women and affects body parts such as urethra, cervix, and the pelvic area. This paper offers an introduction to the dissertation, ‘Chlamydia trachomatis infections among ethnic groups aged 15 to 24 in Miami, Dade, Florida’. The introduction includes preliminary information on the subject locality, problem statement, reason for the research, research questions,...
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Chlamydia trachomatis
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Literature review identifies high incidence and prevalence rates of the infection and factors to the infection such as sex, age, ethnicity, state, and region. Rich data exist at state, national and global levels. Little knowledge on incidence by the factors exist at local levels such as city levels and state and national statistics are not reliable estimates of city statisticsThe is necessary for making local policies that can prevent and manage the infectionProblem StatementThere is lack of information on Chlamydia trachomatis infection statistics in miamiData shows that the infection’s incidence and prevalence across the explored factors has been incr...
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Topic for Dissertation: Chlamydia Trachomatis infections among ethnic group ages 14 -24 in Miami Dade Florida
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...Chlamydia ‘Trachomatis’ infections among ethnic group ages 14- 24 in Miami Dade Florida This paper seeks to make a post based on my research, ‘Chlamydia ‘Trachomatis’ infections among ethnic group ages 14- 24 in Miami Dade Florida.’ The paper demonstrates my experience in completing the review part of dissertations. My experience in completing the literature review part of the dissertation Academic review plays an important role in facilitating success of a dissertation’s objectives. It for example lays down grounds for a dissertation’s outline, problem statement, and statement of hypothesis. My past involvement in research has a rich experience in conducting academic reviews... Topic for dissertation:...
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Topic for Dissertation: Chlamydia Trachomatis infections among ethnic group ages 14 -24 in Miami Dade Florida
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...Chlamydia ‘Trachomatis’ infection among ethnic group ages 14- 24 in Miami Dade Florida This paper seeks to lay foundation for my dissertation by presenting its objective, timeline, and outline. What I hope to accomplish this term This term will mark the beginning of my dissertation and lay down the basis of the research. Having determined the research area, I intend to, during this term, develop an introduction of the dissertation, literature review, and methodology. The introduction will explore preliminary issues such as the problem to be investigated, research questions, and relevance of the study among others. Literature review will however review existing publications... Topic for dissertation:...
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The relationship between Chlamydia Trachomatis infection`s prevalance rate and ethnic groups and the age group between 15 to 24
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...Chlamydia trachomatis infection’s prevalence rate and ethnic groups and the age group between 15 to 24 years in Miami, Dade By Philis Palmer (Previous academic qualifications, Insert title of bachelors and masters programs) Proposal Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements of the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy Public Health Walden University November, 2012 Abstract Chlamydia trachomatis is a species of bacteria that cause sexually transmitted infections. Such infections are easily detected in men than in women and affects body parts such as urethra, cervix, and the pelvic area. The infection’s prevalence is further dependent on demographic factors such as age... ? The relationship between...
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Chlamydia
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...Chlamydia Chlamydia and Chlamydial infection. Chlamydia is a genus of bacteria that are obligate intracellular parasites. Generally, genus Chlamydia includes three species: Chlamydia muridarum, Chlamydia trachomatis and Chlamydia pneumonia (also known as Chlamydophila pnemoniae). The most common representative of Chlamydia genus is Chlamydia trachomatis which can cause Chlamydia infection – an infectious disease that is transmitted through sex. It is one of the most common sexually...
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Chlamydia
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...Chlamydia Etiological Agent Chlamydia is a bacterial infection caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. The Genus is Chlamydia while the species name is C. trachomatis. According to the CDC (2014a), Chlamydia is a nationally notifiable disease in the United States. In America, the disease infects about 2.8 million individuals annually, and it is characterized by a high proportion of asymptomatic cases. Globally, Chlamydia is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease (Malik, Hakim, Shukla, & Rizvi, 2006). Most of the infections occur in sexually...
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Chlamydia Essay
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...Chlamydia Chlamydia Trachomatis is the most widespread and infamous bacterial infection affecting the genital tract. This STD is spreading around the globe at an alarming pace. In the United States, there is a 4 million per year case rate of Chlamydia which costs the US approximately $2 billion dollars in consequences and treatments. (Korenrump, 91-101) Persons who suffer from Chlamydia in underdeveloped countries and have no means of seeking treatment may become blind because Chlamydia has the potential of causing trachoma. It is becoming a global interest to control and restrain this budding disease. In order to do so it is essential to recognize the symptoms of Chlamydia... You're 14 October 2006...
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Science Reported in Media vs. Scholarly Sources
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...Chlamydia trachomatis which is a microorganism that spreads through any contact with discharges from the eye of the person who has been infected and commonly spread by either fingers when they rub fingers, towels, handkerchiefs, etc. another common method for this disease to spread is via transmission of the infection by eye-seeking flies. This disease is quite severe in nature and after a long time of repeatedly getting infected, the inner part of the eyelid can become so scarred in such a severe fashion that the whole eyelid could actually turn inwards and cause the lashes... Trachoma is an extremely old eye infection that has been very commonly known to all of mankind. Its major cause is basically...
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Testing anti-bacterial agents
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...Chlamydia trachomatis that have complicated intracellular structure. On the other hand, Anti C. trachomatis infection agent should be having specific proprieties such as being able to penetrate eukaryotic cells in bacteria Method: The efficiency of quinolones can show in vitro by two ways. Firstly, the infected cell may be exposed to different types of quinolone antibacterial. Secondly, McCoy cell monolayers should inoculate with 103 (IFU) OF C. trachomatis then incubate with or without ofloxacin. Result: The main results of testing anti-bacterial agents will show... in this paragraph. The effects of four types of antibacterial (Ofloxacin, Ciprofloxacin, Enoxacin and Norfloxacin) in McCoy...
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Sexually Transmitted Infections
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...Chlamydia Trachomatis in a woman of childbearing age. Chlamydia is the commonest sexually transmitted disease in the United States caused by a bacterium. Chlamydia Trachomatis causes this disease and has an estimated prevalence of 4 million infections annually. About 75 percent of the infected women (Sexually Transmitted disease. CDC Fact sheet) do not have any symptoms. Symptoms include abnormal vaginal discharge, lower abdominal pain, lower back pain and burning sensation when urinating. Nausea, pain during intercourse, fever and bleeding between periods may also be seen. It is diagnosed by laboratory... 1. Describe the prevalence, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment and possible complications of...
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CHLAMYDIA AMONG TEENS AND YOUTH
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...Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium, Chlamydia trachomatis. Even though symptoms of chlamydia are usually mild or absent, serious complications that cause irreversible damage, including infertility, can occur "silently" before a woman ever recognizes a problem. The bacteria can move from one person to another through sexual intercourse, and possibly through oral-genital contact. If someone touches bodily fluids that contain the bacteria and then touches his or her eye, a chlamydial eye infection is possible. (Stamm W E, 1999) It is difficult for a girl to know whether she has chlamydia... Sex education, which is sometimes called sexuality education or sex and...
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Health Promotion Proposal
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...Chlamydia trachomatis infections. It is a fact that Chlamydia is the most prevalent sexually transmitted infection in the US. Mostly, Chlamydia occurs in young adults who are sexually active and does not consistently use condoms while changing sexual partners. Literature Review Chlamydia rates among women have been on rise in last one decade in the US. The increase in reported cases is due to increased Chlamydia screening activities. Because of the huge burden of disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2011) propose a comprehensive Chlamydia prevention program that not only detects Chlamydia... ? The health promotion proposal aims at eliminating the proportion of females age 15-24 from...
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Measure the Current Understanding of Chlamydia in the UK
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...Chlamydia in the UK Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease caused by bacteria called Chlamydia trachomatis. It is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the United States. 10% of sexually active young people are estimated to have affected Chlamydia. It is very easy to treat and cure. But the problem is, in most cases it does not show any symptoms, that is, in 50% of men, and, in 75% of women, it displays no symptoms. So it remains undiscovered and if untreated it can cause serious problems and irreversible damages such as infertility, damage of women’s reproductive organ, discharge from the pennies of an infected man etc. Chlamydia is very... ?Measure the Current Understanding of...
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Sexual transmitted Infection
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...Chlamydia trachomatis is one of the most commonly diagnosed bacterial sexually transmitted infection. In women, it causes endometritis, mucopurulent cervicitis and urethritis. Mucopurulent cervicitis can cause of pelvic inflammatory disease, salpingitis, ectopic pregnancy, tubal factor infertility, chorioamnionitis, puerperal and neonatal infections and epididymitis. In men, untreated chlamydial infections can cause epididymitis and proctitis. Chlamydia is associated with an elevated risk of transmission of HIV and for the development of cervical carcinoma. Women are the potential source of infection to their partners since they carry the major burden... Sexual transmitted Infection Introduction Health...
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...Chlamydia trachomatis. The bacterium enters the body through sexual contact, and it can affect both men and women. Although the actual number of LGV patients is not available, a few cases of LGV are diagnosed in the United States every year (Lymphogranuloma Venereum). Central and South America is most affected by LGV bacterial infection as compared to North America. The development of this disease can be grouped under two phases such as primary phase and secondary phase... ? (Assignment) Lymphogranuloma Venereum ‘Lymphogranuloma Venereum’ or LGV is a bacterial infection which is transmitted through sexual intercourse. It primarily affects lymphatics and lymph nodes. LGV is caused by a bacterium known as...
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Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Young Womens Behavior
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...Chlamydia trachomatis infections (Va 36). Methodologies of the study The study applied a non-experimental design in which data was collected regarding the participants’ observations on their lives. There was no involved treatment. Further, the study applied a simple random sampling approach in which a sample was selected from members of the target group who registered at a care facility. The lack of criterion for selecting the study sample has an advantage of eliminating bias towards reliability of the research findings. The study also applied... Article review Introduction This paper offers a review to the article, ‘Effect of alcohol consumption on young women’s behavior,’ as was ed by Va and...
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Interventions For Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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...trachomatis serovars L1, L2, or L3 is an uncommon infection of the genitals or anorectal cavity caused by a certain Chlamydia trachomatis. This disease is characterized by tender glands in the groin. Those who are infected with HIV may be suffering from rectal or anal inflammation, scarring, and diarrhea. The recommended treatments for LGV include doxycycline and erythromycin base. Syphilis or treponema pallidum is a highly infectious disease, which when passed from the mother to the fetus may cause serious damage to the brain, nerves, and body tissues. The CDC recommends... Running Head: SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES Interventions for Sexually Transmitted Diseases School Interventions for Sexually...
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Sexually transmitted disease
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...Chlamydia is a curable infection caused by the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis and can be transmitted through vaginal or anal sex. The historical significance of STDs is that they can have negative impacts...  Introduction Basically, a sexually transmitted disease (STD) can be loosely defined as any communicable disease that can be transmitted from one person to the other as a result of having unprotected sex with an infected partner. There are many types of sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhoea and the deadly HIV/Aids among others. STDs are a cause of concern as they in most cases negatively impact on the welfare of the public and they may often lead to loss of life if ...
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Team Leader
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...Chlamydia trachomatis infection among adolescents in a locality. The team needed to identify underlying risk factors among the target population and develop a behavior change strategy for prevention and management. Even though involved nurses had a level of multidimensional skills and experience such as in psychology, research, and education, specialized professionals were incorporated to spearhead these interests. The multidimensional team that was also diverse in demographic factors such as age, gender, and race was organized in groups, each... Team leader February 28, Team leader The healthcare sector incorporates many professions that often require collaboration for effective service delivery to...
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Global Health and Sustainability
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...Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria and affects the health condition of people. The term ‘Chlamydia’ has originated from Greek word, which implies ‘cloak’. Moreover, Chlamydia infection belongs to the bacterial family Chlamydiaceae (Gruen & et. al., 2008). The infection caused by Chlamydia can be a vital cause for genital as well as eye disease in human beings. Stanislaus von Prowazek discovered the bacteria of Chlamydia in year 1907. Furthermore, the bacteria Chlamydia can be found inside human body or cells. However, infection caused by Chlamydia often depicts to be symptomless, which goes untreated. In this regard, it can be mentioned that Chlamydia often denotes a silent feature... Global Health and...
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Circumcision in the United States
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...Chlamydia trachomatis infection in female partners of circumcised and uncircumcised adult men. Am J Epidemiol, 162(9), 907– 916. Retrieved from http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/162/9/907.full Schoen, E. J. (2007). Ignoring evidence of circumcision benefits. Pediatric, 118(1), 385-387. Retrieved... ?Running head: CIRCUMCISION IN THE UNITED S Circumcision in the United s Circumcision in males is shown to have numerous benefits some being the reduction in the risk of acquiring diseases and infections. There is however controversy in regards to its importance on the wellbeing of a newborn as opposed to that of an adult. Besides the medical benefits, people also undergo circumcision based on their...
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STD's in today's society
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...Chlamydia The infection has been the most common among the STD. It is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis (Phillips, n.d.). The infection affects the human body in various ways. The bacterium affects... ?STD's in today's society STD's in today's society Introduction Sexually transmitted diseases have become a serious health problem. The diseases are usually common in developed countries as compared to developing countries (Eng & Butler, 1997). According to World Health Organization (WHO), over thirty millions infection occurred in the 1990, in both North America and Western Europe (Eng & Butler, 1997). The infections draw attention as their prolonged rate of infection leads to disastrous consequences in the...
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Cervical Cancer and the Human Papilloma Virus
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...Chlamydia trachomatis likely acting as cofactors. The role of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in cervical cancer is thought to be mediated through immune suppression. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have described cervical cancer as an acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) defining illness in patients infected with HIV. The initiating event in cervical dysplasia and carcinogenesis is infection with HPV. HPV infection has been detected in up to 99% of women with squamous cervical carcinoma. There are more than 100 different types of HPV, and more than 30 of which can affect the lower genital tract. There are 14 high-risk HPV subtypes; two... Cervical Cancer and the Human Papilloma...
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Alcoholic hepatitis
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...Chlamydia Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Chlamydia trachomatis; an intercellular bacterial pathogen. The bacterial pathogen occurs in two forms... ?[The [The [The Case study: Alcoholic Hepatitis Sadia is a 20 year old female She works in a bar and lives in a residential house with her friends. Her work environment has an influence on her social life and drinking habit. This is made worse by the fact that she over indulges in alcoholism to the extent that she gets too drunk to remember details of her nights out. Her sex life is also worrying and being single, Sadia is likely to have a horde of sexual partners. She risks exposing herself to sexually transmitted infections. On...
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Epidemiology and research methodology
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...Chlamydia trachomatis infection has become “the most commonly diagnosed bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics in the United Kingdom” (Department of Health [DH], 2004). As a result, the government has formulated several policies through publicly-funded researches with the aim to prevent further spread of the communicable chlamydial infection due... The Impact of Chlamydia and the Roles of the Society Introduction Although communicable diseases are seen to be more prevalent in developing countries, the burden of these diseases can also be felt even in the developed ones. In fact, diseases like AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and dengue are equally affecting...
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HUMAN REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY QUESTION ASSIGNMENT
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...Chlamydia Caused by Chlamydia trachomatis Sexually transmitted People with low immunity have a greater risk Men may experience pain and penile discharge while women may have painful sexual intercourse and painful urination. The condition can result to infertility as long term complication Can be treated by use of antibiotics A person may be infected... Week 3 Biology Assignment Question Birth Control Category Examples General Range of Effectiveness Advantages Disadvantages Rhythm Calendar method 80% No prescription is required and is accessible. Can be done at home without consulting a doctor. The methods are natural since it doesn’t involve intake of synthetic hormones. It is not reliable, since t...
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Syphilis
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...Chlamydia Infection Chlamydia is a bacterial STD caused by Chlamydia trachomatis and it is transmitted during sexual contact oral, anal and vaginal with infected person. Most of the infections with the STI have no symptoms (in about 70% of infection). In the absence of symptoms in infected individuals, abnormal vaginal and penis discharge may occur coupled to pain while urinating. Complications due to the infection may result if the infections go untreated thus leading to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) in women and epididymis in men. These two conditions may lead to ectopic pregnancy and infertility in women and men respectively. Exposure of the bacteria to the baby... Topic: Pathogenic Microbe...
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...Chlamydia Infection Chlamydia is a bacterial STD caused by Chlamydia trachomatis and it is transmitted during sexual contact oral, anal and vaginal with infected person. Most of the infections with the STI have no symptoms (in about 70% of infection). In the absence of symptoms in infected individuals, abnormal vaginal and penis discharge may occur coupled to pain while urinating. Complications due to the infection may result if the infections go untreated thus leading to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) in women and epididymis in men. These two conditions may lead to ectopic pregnancy and infertility in women and men respectively. Exposure of the bacteria to the baby... Topic: Pathogenic Microbe...
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The Necessity of Sex Education Ampng Young Women: A Way of Preventing the Spread of Sexually Transmitted Disease
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...Chlamydia. Chlamydia trachomatis infection is the most frequently reported sexually transmitted infectious disease in the United States... ?The Necessity of of Sex Education Among Young Women: A Way of Preventing the Spread of Sexually Transmitted Disease I. Introduction In a research done by Center for Disease Control in 2004, In 2004, CDC reported that nearly half of the estimated new STD infections were in patients aged 15 to 24 years. Women aged 15 to 19 years have the highest reports of chlamydia and gonorrhea compared with women in other age groups, and women who contract human papillomavirus (HPV) infection typically do so in the early adolescent years (Wasik,78). Women, especially young women,...
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...Chlamydia. Chlamydia trachomatis infection is the most frequently reported sexually transmitted infectious disease in the United States... The Necessity of of Sex Education Among Young Women: A Way of Preventing the Spread of Sexually Transmitted Disease I. Introduction In a research done by Center for Disease Control in 2004, In 2004, CDC reported that nearly half of the estimated new STD infections were in patients aged 15 to 24 years. Women aged 15 to 19 years have the highest reports of chlamydia and gonorrhea compared with women in other age groups, and women who contract human papillomavirus (HPV) infection typically do so in the early adolescent years (Wasik,78). Women, especially young women, ...
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Trichomoniasis
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...Chlamydia trachomatis. Serologic testing for syphilis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection should also be considered... Trichomoniasis Introduction: Genitourinary tract infections are among the most frequent disorders for which patients seek care from gynecologists. By understanding the pathophysiology of these diseases and having an effective approach to their diagnosis, physicians can institute appropriate antimicrobial therapy to treat these conditions and reduce long-term sequelae. It is not known what triggers the disturbance of normal vaginal flora. It has been postulated that repeated alkalinization of the vagina, which occurs with frequent sexual intercourse or use of douches, plays a ...
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The Nurses Role in the Health Care System
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...Chlamydia trachomatis infections especially in those whose age bracket ranges between 15 and 40 years (Health and Human Services Dept, 2007). Congenital herpes has also been identified as a threat and therefore given a high ranking among the objectives which are geared towards... The Nurses Role in the Health Care System Epidemiology: Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) STDs have been a societal concern for a long period of time due to the high number of new infections and deaths being recorded especially among the youth as well as in married couples. This is due to the fact that most of the infections which are viral, do not have well known treatment meaning that once a person is infected, chances of...
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Biology of STDs
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...Chlamydia Trachomatis (also called C. Trachomatis) is a bacterium responsible for the STD known as chlamydia. Outbreaks of chlamydia can often result in NGU (nongonococcal... The Biology of Sexually Transmitted Diseases The term STD is common in today's society. It is the acronym which stands of for "sexually transmitted disease". Taking a close look at the Biology of STDs will allow us to understand a bit better how they work and why they are so dangerous. It is not fully understood why, but human immune systems are simply not able to single handedly fight off STDs. This is why detecting and treating early, suspicious signs of STDs are crucial. Most STDs are transferred through bodily fluid during...
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Microbiology Exam
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...Chlamydiae- They are intracellular obligate pathogens and hosts provide a reservoir for most members. Importance Chlamydia trachomatis causes Chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease. 9. Thermotogae- Hyperthermophilic bacteria enclosed... ? Microbiology Exam How do viruses, viroids, prions, and bacteria differ in terms of their biological identity and method of infection? Viruses are small microorganisms as compared to bacteria as their size ranges from (0.1-0.4) µM. They are composed of either ribonucleic acid (RNA), which is single stranded or deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) that is double stranded. Either nucleic acid is enclosed in a proteinaceous coat referred to as a capsid. The core structural units...
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A critical evaluation of infection control issues for the patients withconjunctivitis
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...Chlamydia Trachomatis Conjunctivitis of the newborn, which is acquired through the birth canal Purulent Not specified Characterized by discharge of pus ‘Swimming Pool’ Not specified Often acquired in swimming pools, which can be acute and purulent. General Interventions for Conjunctivitis Initial Management 1. Refer to physician for treatment 2. If the patient is a student, it is recommended to exclude him or her... A Critical Evaluation of Infection Control Issues for Patients with Conjunctivitis Introduction The image below, which shows a so-called “pink-eye”, or conjunctivitis, and a nurse’s cap, fairly exemplifies the main idea of this paper— an evaluation of infection control issues among patients...
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Conjunctivitis
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...Chlamydia Trachomatis Conjunctivitis of the newborn, which is acquired through the birth canal Purulent Not specified Characterized by discharge of pus 'Swimming Pool' Not specified Often acquired in swimming pools, which can be acute and purulent. General Interventions for Conjunctivitis Initial Management 1. Refer to physician for treatment 2. If the patient is a student, it is recommended to exclude... A Critical Evaluation of Infection Control Issues for Patients with Conjunctivitis Introduction The image below, which shows a so-called "pink-eye", or conjunctivitis, and a nurse's cap, fairly exemplifies the main idea of this paper- an evaluation of infection control issues among patients with...
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Medical Microbiology - GI Tract, CNS, Urogenital Tract
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...Chlamydia is a STD that usually occurs without symptoms for women and uncommon in men. The causative agents are Chlamydia trachomatis, Chlamydia psittaci and Chlamydia pneumonia. C. Trachomatis are small obligate intracellular parasites which gains entry through abrasions. The women of age 15 – 24 are most vulnerable to this infection. Approximately 40 % of the women with untreated infections develop pelvic... Urogenital Infections The urinary infections occur heavily in the anterior and vagina regions. In our body the preventive mechanisms like the lining of the bladder, antimicrobial properties of urine are also present. If the kidney is affected by urinary infection, the infection is termed as acute...
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Essay on a case relating to complex pregnancy
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...Chlamydia trachomatis and placental inflammation in early preterm delivery. European Journal of Epidemiology, 26(5), 421-8.  Titaley, C. R., Hunter, C. L., Heywood, P., & Dibley, M. J. (2010). Why dont some women attend antenatal and postnatal care services?: A qualitative study of community members perspectives in garut, sukabumi and ciamis districts of west java province, indonesia. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 10, 61.  Van Elteren, ,H.A., Te Pas, ,A.B., Kollen, W. J., Walther, F. J., & Lopriore, E. (2011). Severe hemorrhage after low-molecular-weight heparin treatment in a preterm neonate. Neonatology, 99(4), 247-9. ... Pregnancy: Case Analysis Introduction This paper provides a case analysis of a...
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The impact of biotechnology on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease
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...Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhea that are transmitted sexually, Helicobacter pylori, and Malaria parasite (Genetech Biotechnology, 2005). Aside from PCR, other techniques can be used in medicine. In this section of the paper, techniques other than mere replication of DNA sequences are will be discussed and related to the field of diagnostics. Despite the identical make-up of the set of genes which two organisms of the species may contain, its strains have a different genotype, mainly because not all DNA are protein-coding or even signals for transcription or replication. These differences in DNA are most usually nucleotide insertions or...
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Chlamydia
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...Chlamydia Research Report SOURCE OF STUDY Link: http sti.bmj.com/content/84/3/171.full.pdf Wallace, L. A., Scoular, A., Hart, G., Reid, M., Wilson, P., & Goldberg, D. J. Title: What is the excess risk of infertility in women after genital Chlamydia infection A systematic review of the evidence. Publication: (2008). Sexually Transmitted Infection, 84.3, 171-175. doi:10.1136/sti.2007.026047 PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to summarize evidence about the risk of infertility in women after Chlamydia infection. FINDINGS This review of a longitudinal study that measured pregnancy rates in groups of adolescent women both with and without...
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Gram-Positive and Acid-Fast Bacteria
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...Chlamydia trachomatis Burning pain while urinating Vaginal discharge Fever Testicular pain Nausea Lower abdominal pain humans Genital tract Typically transmitted through sexual activity Diagnosed by screening tests for instance urine test and swab for the end of the penis or cervix Having protected sex and vaccination Neisseria gonhorrheae Spotting after sex Breeding within periods Greenish-yellow discharge from the vagina Swollen glands in the throat Burning pain when urinating Pelvic pain Humans Genital tract Spread through sexual contact with an infected person...  Gram-Positive and Acid-Fast Bacteria What is the purpose of general growth media, selective media, and differential...
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The impact of biotechnology on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease
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...Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria... ?INTRODUCTION Important in the development of biotechnological applications is the ease of use, safety, sensitivity, and reproducibility of the protocols being developed. Development of one protocol demands discovery of new concepts and proposal of new methods. For example, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a biotechnological process that basically replicates many copies of certain sequences in vitro. By itself, it is a very reliable diagnostic tool in identifying infectious biological agents or vectors and infected host cells (World Organisation for Animal Health, 2009). On the other hand, amplified sequences can be inserted into other, more easy-to-manipulate...
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Chlamydia
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...Chlamydia Chlamydia Chlamydia is a bacterial caused sexually transmitted infection that may lead to eye infections in unborn infantsin sexually active individuals. It mostly occurs in young women and to women who have multiple sexual partners. However, this infection may also affect men through sexual relations with female sexual partners. Unlike many other infections, Chlamydia easily disappears with the right medical prescriptions and if discovered it in good time. Therefore, this essay will delve on both the early signs and late signs of an individual suffering from this infection. Further, this essay will zone in on ways to which the onset of this infection may delay and how to promote... ...
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Epidemology of HIV/AIDS
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...Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Montano et al., 2006) and Trichomonas vaginalis also carry an increased HIV transmission risk. Bacterial vaginosis is not a sexually transmitted disease, but it is not an STD strictly, and it has also been linked to an increased risk of HIV transmission. Many... Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS Introduction Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was isolated in 1983 in a lymphadenopathy patient, and it took up to 1984, to be demonstrated distinctively to be the causative agent of AIDS. In 1981, AIDS was first recognized in the United States (Gallo and Montagnier, 2003). At this time, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported cases of Pneumocystis ...
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Does knowledge affect attitudes and perceived risks of HIV infection among young adults influencing consistent condom use
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...Chlamydia trachomatis and neisseria gonorrhea among asymptomatic sexually active adolescent males. J Infect Dis 1987; 156:223-224. 7. Bell TA, Holmes K: Age-specific risks of syphilis, gonorrhea, and hospitalized pelvic inflammatory disease in sexually experienced US women. Sex Transm Dis 1984; 11:291-295. 8. Shafer MA, Irwin CE, Millstein SG. Sexual activity during adolescence: A review of a high risk behavior and its important... Does knowledge affect attitudes and perceived risks of HIV infection among young adults influencing consistent condom use Table of Contents 2 Introduction 4 Method 5 a.Research design 5 b. Aims, Objectives and Research question(s) 7 c. Sources of information and search strategi...
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Course Project: Health Promotion Project/health promotion theory believe
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...CHLAMYDIA INFECTION MANAGEMENT Health Promotion Model Health Promotion Model as proposed by Nola J Pender in1982, describes the multi-dimensional nature of persons when they interact within their environment to pursue health. The model focuses on the 3 areas of individual characteristics and experiences, behaviour specific cognitions and affect, and behavioural outcomes. Thus, the model notes that each person has unique characteristics and experience that affect subsequent actions. The set of variables for the behaviour specific knowledge have important motivational significance that can be modified through nursing actions.(Black et al, 2006) Health Promotion... ? HEALTH PROMOTION MODEL: PERSPECTIVE OF...
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INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Unit 3, question #2
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...chlamydia, gonorrhea, genital herpes, syphilis, and AIDS. According to Karen Duffy and Eastwood Atwater, authors of the book entitled Psychology for Living, chlamydia is a “bacterium that is spread by sexual contact and affects both males and females” (Duffy and Atwater, 2008). For men, the most common symptoms... Question #2-What are five sexually transmitted diseases? Describe the symptoms and a preventive method for each. Sex is a natural part of the human experience. In addition to a vital aspect of human relationships, sex is the reason for the rapid growth and variation of the human population. Sex is also responsible for sexually transmitted diseases(STD). Five of the most common STD’s are...
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