The new variant of Chlamydia trachomatis was present as early as 2003 in Orebro County, Sweden, but remained undetected until 2006.

@article{Jurstrand2013TheNV,
  title={The new variant of Chlamydia trachomatis was present as early as 2003 in Orebro County, Sweden, but remained undetected until 2006.},
  author={Margaretha Jurstrand and Hans Fredlund and Magnus Unemo},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  year={2013},
  volume={89 7},
  pages={607-8}
}
OBJECTIVES In 2006, a new variant of Chlamydia trachomatis (nvCT) was reported in Sweden. Because of a cryptic plasmid deletion, the nvCT was undetectable in several of the genetic diagnostic systems used worldwide at the time. This study aimed to evaluate whether the nvCT was present in specimens obtained from patients attending the outpatient sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinic at Örebro University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden already in 2002-2003. METHODS In 2012, archival (-20 °C… CONTINUE READING

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