Corpus ID: 13549550

Salpingitis in mice induced by human strains of Chlamydia trachomatis.

@article{Tuffrey1986SalpingitisIM,
  title={Salpingitis in mice induced by human strains of Chlamydia trachomatis.},
  author={M. Tuffrey and P. Falder and J. Gale and D. Taylor-Robinson},
  journal={British journal of experimental pathology},
  year={1986},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={
          605-16
        }
}
Human strains of Chlamydia trachomatis were inoculated unilaterally into the genital tracts of female TO, CBA, CBA/nu and C3H mice via the intrauterine route or under the ovarian bursa. Inflammatory changes were not seen in the oviducts or uterus of mice given two laboratory-adapted LGV serovars (L1 and L2), although chlamydiae were recovered from the lower genital tract. However, salpingitis and endometritis occurred after each of three chlamydial strains (serovars D and E) had been inoculated… Expand
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