[Acute respiratory Chlamydia pneumoniae infections in adults. Value of direct gene amplification diagnosis].

@article{Vincent1999AcuteRC,
  title={[Acute respiratory Chlamydia pneumoniae infections in adults. Value of direct gene amplification diagnosis].},
  author={Francçois Vincent and Jo{\"e}lle Petitjean and Jean Emmanuel Filmont and Gis{\'e}le Le Mo{\"e}l and V{\'e}ronique Fontaine and Astrid Vabret and François Freymuth and J. -L. Brun},
  journal={Revue des maladies respiratoires},
  year={1999},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={1131-7}
}
Chlamydia pneumoniae has been established recently as an important human respiratory pathogen. The aim of this study was to define the incidence of Chlamydia pneumoniae in acute respiratory infections by evaluating its presence in posterior nasopharyngeal aspirates or broncho-alveolar lavage specimens by polymerase chain reaction-hybridization (PCR-EIA) as… CONTINUE READING