3 years ago

Chlamydia trachomatis Biovar L2 Infection in Women in South Africa.

Judith Breuer, Remco P H Peters, Ronan Doyle, Marleen M Kock, Mathys J Redelinghuys, Georges M Verjans, James A McIntyre
We detected Chlamydia trachomatis biovar L2 in vaginal swab specimens of 7 women with vaginal discharge in South Africa. Whole-genome sequencing directly from clinical specimens identified a closely related cluster of strains. The clinical role of this infection in the context of syndromic management should be clarified.

Publisher URL: http://doi.org/10.3201/eid2311.170758

DOI: 10.3201/eid2311.170758

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