Chlamydia (bacterium)

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Chlamydia
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C. trachomatis
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Chlamydia
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Chlamydia is a genus of bacteria that are obligate intracellular parasites. Chlamydia infections are the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infections in humans and are the leading cause of infectious blindness worldwide.