Molecular characterization of Chlamydophila pneumoniae isolates from Western barred bandicoots.

@article{Kutlin2007MolecularCO,
  title={Molecular characterization of Chlamydophila pneumoniae isolates from Western barred bandicoots.},
  author={Andrei Kutlin and Patricia M. Roblin and Swati Kumar and Stephan A Kohlhoff and Tracey J Bodetti and Peter Timms and Margaret R. Hammerschlag},
  journal={Journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={56 Pt 3},
  pages={407-17}
}
Chlamydophila pneumoniae is an obligate intracellular respiratory pathogen that has been associated with pneumonia and chronic bronchitis, atherosclerosis, asthma and other chronic diseases in humans. However, C. pneumoniae is not restricted to humans, as originally thought, and can cause infections in several animal hosts. C. pneumoniae was isolated in cell culture from nine Western barred bandicoots (Perameles bougainville) from Australia. The sequences of five genomic regions were determined… CONTINUE READING

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