Rapid Hybridization Probe Assay and PCR for Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in Urinary Tract Infections: A Prospective Study


Chlamydia trachomatis is a widespread bacterium that causes trachoma and genital tract infections in humans. The fact that the growth of this pathogen does not normally occur outside living cells poses a challenge in its diagnosis. The present study aimed to compare the efficacies of different molecular and cultural methods in the detection of C… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00284-005-0449-4


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