McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

The chlamydia song

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This video discusses chlamydia, a common sexually transmitted infection (STI). The video presents the symptoms, consequences, methods of treatment and ways to prevent chlamydia through a "Thank U, Next" parody song.

— Video by Linda Weng, Sabra Salim, Claudia Visca, and Pooja Sreerangan

References:

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2014). STD Facts - Chlamydia. Accessed 8 Feb. 2019.
  • Chen, M., Rohrsheim, R. and Donovan, B. (2005). Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Sydney women. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 45(5), pp.410-413.
  • Cossé, M., Hayward, R. and Subtil, A. (2016). One Face of Chlamydia trachomatis: The Infectious Elementary Body. Biology of Chlamydia, pp.35-58.
  • Elwell, C., Mirrashidi, K. and Engel, J. (2016). Chlamydia cell biology and pathogenesis. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 14(6), pp.385-400.
  • Meyer, T. (2016). Diagnostic Procedures to Detect Chlamydia trachomatis Infections. Microorganisms, 4(3), p.25.
  • Paavonen, J. and Eggert-Kruse, W. (1999). Chlamydia trachomatis: impact on human reproduction. Human Reproduction Update, 5(5), pp.433-447.
  • World Health Organization (2016). WHO Guidelines for the Treatment of Chlamydia Trachomatis. Geneva: World Health Organization.