Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis pooled serotypes BDE and FGK in children with chronic follicular conjunctivitis.

@article{Sirmatel2000PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis pooled serotypes BDE and FGK in children with chronic follicular conjunctivitis.},
  author={Fatma Sirmatel and H. N. Og̃uz},
  journal={Japanese journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2000},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={467-9}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate type-specific antichlamydial antibody IgG in children with chronic follicular conjunctivitis. METHODS A total of 90 serum samples from juvenile patients with chronic follicular conjunctivitis were collected in the Southeastern Anatolian region of Turkey where trachoma is still endemic. These samples were investigated regarding Chlamydia trachomatis pooled serotype-specific IgG by using the micro-immunofluorescence test. A titer of 1/32 or higher was considered positive… CONTINUE READING