Untreated infections by Chlamydia trachomatis can cause serious reproductive and other health problems with both short-term and long-term consequences. In both sexes Chlamydia infection can cause proctitis, trachoma and infertility as well as prostatis, epidiymitis in men and cervictis, PID, ectopic pregnancy and acute/chronic pelvic pain in women.
Ureaplasma urealyticum is commonly found in the urogenital tracks of human beings, but overgrowth can lead to infections that cause the patient discomfort, and especially infection with U. urealyticum in pregnancy and birth can be complicated.
- Scrapings of epithelial cells (urethral, cervical, vaginal)
- Prostatic fluid
- FAM (495 – 520 nm) for Internal Control (IC)
- HEX (535 – 554 nm) for Chlamydia trachomatis DNA
- ROX (575 – 602 nm) for Ureaplasma urealyticum DNA