Emergence and Spread of Chlamydia trachomatis Variant, Sweden
2008 (English)In: Emerging Infectious Diseases, ISSN 1080-6040, E-ISSN 1080-6059, Vol. 14, no 9, 1462-1465 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2008. Vol. 14, no 9, 1462-1465 p.
Chlamydia trachomatis, nvCT
Microbiology in the medical area
Research subject Clinical Bacteriology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-108947DOI: 10.3201/eid1409.080153ISI: 000258991700023PubMedID: 18760021OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-108947DiVA: diva2:241673