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Causes of Trachoma

Causes of Trachoma

Trachoma is caused by infection with the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis.

Primary Cause of Trachoma

The primary cause of Trachoma is the result:

  • of transmission of an infectious agent by another person by one or more of the following: saliva, air, cough, fecal-oral route, surfaces, blood, needles, blood transfusions, sexual contact, mother to fetus, etc.

Causes of Trachoma (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Trachoma that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Trachoma Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Trachoma:

Trachoma: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Trachoma, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Trachoma:

Trachoma: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Trachoma: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Trachoma?

Causes: Trachoma: Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria

Related information on causes of Trachoma:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Trachoma may be found in:


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