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I had a Chlamydia test done where the results came back as

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I had a Chlamydia test done where the results came back as detected but they also stated the following, Chlamydia Trachomatis organism viability and or infectivity cannot be inferred since target RNA may persist in the absence of viable organisms. Can you please explain what this means in simpleEnglish. Thanks
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 4 months ago.

Generally speaking, I would be willing to answer this as a follow-up question in the original thread, but you never gave me a positive rating, so I interpret that to mean that you did not find my answers satisfactory.