Bacterial pathogens include gonorrhea (yes) which can cause blindness in a matter of hours, and chlamydia.
That time that Andy thought she got chlamydia, but really she was just preggers!
Q: How did you handle the more common ones like gonorrhea or chlamydia?
Women were infected with gonorrhea and chlamydia from unsterilized instruments.
We test monthly for gonorrhea, chlamydia, and the big one, HIV.
Mental illness is a disease just as much as cancer or chlamydia.
A page later, he admits to having “chlamydia” when asked if the group has “anything else.”
He notes that the testing system currently only requires monthly checks for HIV, gonorrhea, and chlamydia.
He's totally convinced he's got chlamydia […] he was crying and so apologetic.
type of genital infection, 1984, from the name of the bacteria that causes it (1945), which is formed from Latinized comb. form of Greek khlamys (genitive khlamydos) "short mantle, military cloak," of unknown origin, + -ia.
chlamydia chla·myd·i·a (klə-mĭd'ē-ə)
n. pl. chla·myd·i·ae (-ē-ē')
Any of several common, often asymptomatic, sexually transmitted diseases caused by the microorganism Chlamydia trachomatis.
Chlamydia Chla·myd·i·a (klə-mĭd'ē-ə)
A genus of coccoid, gram-negative microorganisms that are pathogenic to humans and animals, causing diseases such as conjunctivitis in cattle and sheep, and trachoma, nonspecific urethritis, and proctitis in humans. Also called Bedsonia, Miyagawanella.
Plural chlamydiae (klə-mĭd'ē-ē')
Any of various bacteria of the genus Chlamydia, several species of which cause common infections in humans and animals, including neonatal conjunctivitis, pneumonia, bronchitis, pharyngitis, and sexually transmitted infections of the pelvis and urethra.