Failure to diagnose Chlamydia
No early symptoms: This condition may have no early symptoms, and thus fail to be diagnosed in its early stages.
Undiagnosed prevalence of Chlamydia:
estimated 3.4 million cases (based in NIAID/CDC estimates with only about 600,000 to 800,000 reported from 4 million cases)
Undiagnosed prevalence rate:
approx 1 in 80 or 1.25% or 3.4 million people in USA [about data]
Medical news about undiagnosed Chlamydia:
The following medical news items
are relevant to nondiagnosis of Chlamydia:
Undiagnosed Complications of Chlamydia
As part of Chlamydia diagnosis, consider whether any
of these Chlamydia complications may have been overlooked:
Read our premium medical health articles on topics related to
undiagnosed conditions in general, not necessarily specific to Chlamydia:
About undiagnosed conditions:
One possible misdiagnosis
is the failure to correctly diagnose Chlamydia
leading to a person remaining with undiagnosed Chlamydia.
Any condition can potentially be missed and stay undiagnosed.
For a general overview of
diseases that are often undiagnosed,
see Failure to Diagnose
or Under-Diagnosed Diseases.