Chlamydia trachomatis infection: host immune responses and potential vaccines

  title={Chlamydia trachomatis infection: host immune responses and potential vaccines},
  author={Louise Marie Hafner and Kenneth W. Beagley and Peter Timms},
  journal={Mucosal Immunology},
Chlamydia trachomatis causes genital tract infections that affect men, women, and children on a global scale. This review focuses on innate and adaptive immune responses in the female reproductive tract (FRT) to genital tract infections with C. trachomatis. It covers C. trachomatis infections and highlights our current knowledge of genital tract infections, serovar distribution, infectious load, and clinical manifestations of these infections in women. The unique features of the immune system… CONTINUE READING
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