What is the risk of chlamydia to women's health?
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the intracellular parasite: Chlamydia trachomatis. Lack of treatment can lead to inflammation of the fallopian tubes and ovaries, cervix inflammation, inflammation of the urethra, infertility, increased risk of extrauterine pregnancy and occurrance of preterm births.
Most people may have Chlamydiosis without causing any complaints, so the infection can be undetected for years. According to research, 70% of women have a asymptomatic (without causing complaints) Chlamydia infection. There may also be short term complaints, so that infected persons may not notice them.
How to take the test?
The test sample should be taken from the cervix with an included cotton swab (see manual on the page). Package includes: 1 testcassette, two sterile swabs, buffer solution, and the user manual.
What if the chlamydia test is positive?
Always consult your doctor before making any medical decisions. In case of a positive test result, consult your doctor to avoid serious complications and begin treatment. The kit consists of two separately packed rapid tests - so after the treatment you can check whether the disease has been successfully treated.