Chlamydia trachomatis-Specific Heat Shock Proteins 60 Antibodies can Serve as Prognostic Marker in Secondary Infertile Women

@article{Dutta2008ChlamydiaTH,
  title={Chlamydia trachomatis-Specific Heat Shock Proteins 60 Antibodies can Serve as Prognostic Marker in Secondary Infertile Women},
  author={Raini Dutta and Rajneesh Jha and Sudha Salhan and Aruna Mittal},
  journal={Infection},
  year={2008},
  volume={36},
  pages={374-378}
}
The magnitude of reproductive morbidity associated with sexually transmitted Chlamydia trachomatis infection is enormous. A predictive serological test for upper genital tract infection would be a desirable diagnostic tool as C. trachomatis infection may lead to various immunopathological sequelae such as infertility, or ectopic pregnancy. Female patients (n = 198) attending gynecology outpatient department of Safdarjung hospital were enrolled for the study and clinically characterized into… CONTINUE READING
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