Detection of chlamydial antigenic material in ovarian, prostatic, ectopic pregnancy and semen samples of culture-negative subjects.

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PROBLEM The pathogenesis of long-term sequelae in Chlamydia trachomatis infection is poorly understood. While serology indicates previous chlamydial infection, culture studies are frequently negative. We wanted to know whether in chronic cases the bacterium is absent or persists in a dormant state where it evades detection. METHODS OF STUDY Using… (More)

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@article{Tth2000DetectionOC, title={Detection of chlamydial antigenic material in ovarian, prostatic, ectopic pregnancy and semen samples of culture-negative subjects.}, author={Mikl{\'o}s T{\'o}th and Derek L Patton and L. A. Campbell and Eugenio Carretta and J A Mouradian and A. Toth and Maria Shevchuk and Rebecca N. Baergen and William Ledger}, journal={American journal of reproductive immunology}, year={2000}, volume={43 4}, pages={218-22} }