an infection, usually sexually transmitted,
with the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis. Chlamydiasis is the most common
sexually transmitted disease in the U.S. It may be asymptomatic or include
symptoms such as genital inflammation and discharge, pelvic pain and fever.
Untreated chlamydiasis may lead to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and
infertility. Chlamydia may also cause eye disease (trachoma) and pneumonia.
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