Patient Comments: Chlamydia In Women - Diagnosis
How was your chlamydia diagnosed?
A Doctor's View on Chlamydia Diagnosis in Women
Read the Comment by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Chlamydia testing is recommended for all sexually active women age 25 or younger and for older woman who have a new or more than one sex partner. Diagnosis of chlamydia is complicated by the fact that it often produces no symptoms. Different tests including enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), direct fluorescent antibody (DFA), nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs), and bacterial culture are used to diagnose chlamydia. Read the entire Doctor's View
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