Chlamydophila abortus pelvic inflammatory disease

Walder, G.; Meusburger, H.; Hotzel, Helmut GND; Oehme, A.; Neunteufel, W.; Dierich, M.P.; Würzner, R.

We report the first documented case of an extragestational infection with Chlamydophila abortus in humans. The pathogen was identified in a patient with severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) by sequence analysis of the ompA gene. Our findings raise the possibility that Chlamydiaceae other than Chlamydia trachomatis are involved in PID

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Walder, G. / Meusburger, H. / Hotzel, Helmut / et al: Chlamydophila abortus pelvic inflammatory disease. 2003.

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