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Chlamydia (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Debra E Houry, MD, MPH

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCES:

eMedicine.com. Chlamydia.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/789188-overview>

CDC.gov. Chlamydia - CDC Fact Sheet.
<http://www.cdc.gov/std/chlamydia/STDFact-Chlamydia.htm>

Previous contributing editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor III, MD, Vice-Chief, Compliance Officer, Attending Physician Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina.


Last Editorial Review: 12/2/2010

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