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Chlamydia persistence – a tool to dissect chlamydia–host interactions

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Journal
Microbes and Infection
1286-4579
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
13
Issue
7
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.micinf.2011.03.004
Keywords
  • Chlamydial Persistence
  • Aberrant Body
  • Tissue Tropism
  • Bacterial/Viral Co-Infection
  • Sexually-Transmitted Infection
  • Chlamydiaceae
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Abstract Under stress, chlamydiae can enter a non-infectious but viable state termed persistence. In the absence of a tractable genetic system, persistence induction provides an important experimental tool with which to study these fascinating organisms. This review will discuss examples of: i) persistence studies that have illuminated critical chlamydiae/host interactions; and ii) novel persistence models that will do so in the future.

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