Emergence and spread of Chlamydia trachomatis variant, Sweden

Herrmann, Björn; Törner, Anna; Low, Nicola; Klint, Markus; Nilsson, Anders; Velicko, Inga; Söderblom, Thomas; Blaxhult, Anders (2008). Emergence and spread of Chlamydia trachomatis variant, Sweden. Emerging infectious diseases, 14(9), pp. 1462-1465. Atlanta, Ga.: U.S. National Center for Infectious Diseases 10.3201/eid1409.080153

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A variant of Chlamydia trachomatis that had escaped detection by commonly used systems was discovered in Sweden in 2006. In a nationwide study, we found that it is now prevalent across Sweden, irrespective of the detection system used. Genetic analysis by multilocus sequence typing identified a predominant variant, suggesting recent emergence.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM)

UniBE Contributor:

Low, Nicola

ISSN:

1080-6040

ISBN:

18760021

Publisher:

U.S. National Center for Infectious Diseases

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 15:04

Last Modified:

10 Oct 2019 14:02

Publisher DOI:

10.3201/eid1409.080153

PubMed ID:

18760021

Web of Science ID:

000258991700023

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.27813

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/27813 (FactScience: 111597)

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