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Fact Sheet

Women under 25 and older women with risk factors need testing every year.

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Chlamydia is the most commonly reported STD in the United States.

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Chlamydia is easily cured but can make it difficult to get pregnant if left untreated.


De-Duplication Guidance for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Laboratory Reports - This document contains background and guidance on the timeframe that jurisdictions should use to de-duplicate their gonorrhea and chlamydia laboratory reports before reporting these cases to CDC. (June 17, 3016)

2015 STD Treatment Guidelines - Chlamydial Infections - Includes diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and special considerations for chlamydial infections. Includes updated screening recommendations. (June 4, 2015)

Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis Genital Infection Among Persons Aged 14–39 Years — United States, 2007–2012 – MMWR September 26, 2014

Guidance on Developing Chlamydia Testing and Prevention Messages (June 25, 2014)

Recommendations for the Laboratory-Based Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae — 2014 (March 14, 2014)