How is my partner positive for chlamydia and i am

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Q: Me and my partner have been together exclusively for 3 years. over this time i have been tested several times for all sti's, the results have always been negative. my partner has never been tested until recently when he tested positive for chlamydia. he was advised to do another test due to my results. this also came back positive. i was re tested and my test was again negative. how is this possible, do i have chlamydia that is not being picked up by the test?

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