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Characterization of Chlamydia trachomatis omp1 genotypes detected in eye swab samples from remote Australian communities

Stevens, Matthew; Tabrizi, Sepehr; Muller, Rosanne; Krause, Victoria; Garland, Suzanne

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Chlamydia trachomatis conjunctival samples collected over a 6-month period from individuals with clinical signs of trachoma and located in remote communities in the Australian Northern Territory were differentially characterized according to serovar and variants. The rationale was to gain an understanding of the epidemiology of an apparent increased prevalence of acute trachoma in areas thought to be less conducive to this disease. Characterization was performed through sequencing of a region...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78669
Source: Journal of Clinical Microbiology
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.42.6.2501-2507.2004

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