Prevalence in human beings of antibodies to Chlamydia IOL-207, an atypical strain of chlamydia.

Samples of serum from 18353 persons from the U.K. and abroad, were tested for type-specific antibodies to Chlamydia spp. Antibodies to an atypical strain, Chlamydia IOL-207, were detected in each population tested. Overall, the prevalence of these antibodies (19.9%) was similar to that of antibodies to C. trachomatis (21.6%). In the U.K., antibodies to C… CONTINUE READING