The role of serology, antibiotic susceptibility testing and serovar determination in genital chlamydial infections.

  • Kenneth Persson
  • Published 2002 in
    Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics…
Systemic and local antibodies regularly develop in genital infections caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. Such antibodies cannot be used as a sign of current infection as they often persist for years after the infection has resolved. Chlamydial antibodies have, however, been extremely useful for demonstrating associations between C. trachomatis and clinical… CONTINUE READING