Many STDs May Go Undiagnosed : Report says

June 11, 2014 2:46 PM

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Many STDs May Go Undiagnosed : Report says

About 400,000 Americans may have the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia, but not know they have it, new research suggests. The study was scheduled for presentation Tuesday at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s STD Prevention Conference in Atlanta.

In the report, researchers analyzed data from 2007 to 2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination survey and found that 1.7 percent of men and women aged 14 to 39 have chlamydia which makes to count to 1.8 million. However, only 1.4 million chlamydia are reported each year, researchers added.

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