Typing of Lymphogranuloma Venereum Chlamydia trachomatis Strains

L. Christerson, H.J.C. de Vries, B. de Barbeyrac, C.A. Gaydos, B. Henrich, S. Hoffmann, J. Schachter, J. Thorvaldsen, M. Vall-Mayans, M. Klint, B. Herrmann, S.A. Morré

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We analyzed by multilocus sequence typing 77 lymphogranuloma venereum Chlamydia trachomatis strains from men who have sex with men in Europe and the United States. Specimens from an outbreak in 2003 in Europe were monoclonal. In contrast, several strains were in the United States in the 1980s, including a variant from Europe
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1777-1779
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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