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Chlamydia trachomatis serovars among strains isolated from members of rural indigenous communities and urban populations in Australia

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Publisher
American Society for Microbiology
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Keywords
  • 060502 Infectious Agents
  • 060501 Bacteriology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Cells And Tissue
  • Ihbi
  • Bacterial Outer Membrane Proteins
  • Bacterial Typing Techniques
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chlamydia Trachomatis
  • Molecular Epidemiology
Disciplines
  • Biology

Abstract

We genotyped Chlamydia trachomatis strains from 45 women or men living in either a rural indigenous community or in urban heterosexual communities. We found six different C. trachomatis serovars: E (n = 22; 48.9%), F (n = 10; 22.2%), J/Ja (n = 5; 11.1%), D/Da (n = 4; 8.9%), G (n = 3; 6.7%), and K (n = 1; 2.2%). The distribution of C. trachomatis serovars among members of the indigenous rural and the urban Australian communities appears similar to that in other Western countries.

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