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Nationwide, more than 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in 2016, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, which compiled the statistics.
Adolescents and young adult women have the highest rates of chlamydia: one survey found that 9.2 percent of girls aged 15 to 19 were infected, as were 8.0 percent of women aged 20 to 24.
On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that in 2016 Americans contracted over 2 million new cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis — the highest number ever reported.
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More than 2 million new cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in the United States last year — the most ever.
There are tests for specific infections as well as multipanel tests, which screen for several diseases all at once, including HIV, chlamydia, and gonorrhea.
The report said Alaska ranked as the state with the fourth highest rate of gonorrhea cases in 2016 and with the highest rate of chlamydia.
In fact, chlamydia is so prevalent that the CDC estimates 2.86 million infections occur annually.
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Origin and Etymology of chlamydia
First Known Use: 1966See Words from the same year
medical Definition of chlamydia
chlamydialplay \-ē-əl\ adjective
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