Chlamydia pneumoniae and screening for tubal factor subfertility.


Chlamydia antibody testing (CAT) by micro-immunofluorescence (MIF) tests has been introduced into the fertility work-up as a screening test for tubal factor subfertility. In this study the role of C. pneumoniae antibodies, as a cause for false positive CAT results due to cross-reactivity with C. trachomatis antibodies in the MIF test, has been evaluated. In… (More)


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