Bacteria: Chlamydia Trachomatis, health and medicine homework help

Pick a disease that affects humans/ animals whose causative agent is a bacterium, virus, fungus, protozoa, or other microorganism and describe in detail the following in a power point: Disease: Chlamydia Trachomatis A. Causative Agent: Describe and classify the microbe involved. If known, explain how the microbe causes/ transmits the disease or interferes with normal body function. Also describe the vector and/or life cycle for the microbe (if applicable). B. Population(s) affected: What population(s) is/are at highest risk of contracting the disease? Are there any groups of people who should be tested? Please include statistical/geographical data and trends [from Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, or other source (www.cdc.gov, www.who.in etc.) C. Course of Disease: What are the usual signs/symptoms of someone with the disease? How is the disease diagnosed? What is the usual time course for recovery? Are there complications and/or long-term effects? D. Interventions: Describe possible treatments and/or medical interventions. Is there a vaccine available? How can the disease be best prevented or kept under control?

 
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