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How is chlamydia transmitted?

Jill A. Grimes, MD
Family Medicine
Chlamydia is transmitted through oral, vaginal, or anal sexual contact with an infected partner. It lives in semen and vaginal and respiratory secretions. Chlamydia can be passed to a baby during vaginal childbirth.
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