Chlamydia trachomatis Strain Types Have Diversified Regionally and Globally with Evidence for Recombination across Geographic Divides

Vitaly Smelov, Alison Vrbanac, Eleanne F. van Ess, Marlies P. Noz, Raymond Wan, Carina Eklund, Tyler Morgan, Lydia A. Shrier, Blake Sanders, Joakim Dillner, Henry J. C. de Vries, Servaas A. Morre, Deborah Dean*

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10 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Article number2195
Number of pages14
JournalFrontiers in microbiology
Volume8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Nov 2017

Keywords

  • Chlamydia trachomatis
  • MLST
  • recombination
  • global diversification
  • allele mixing
  • reassortment
  • FEMALE SEX WORKERS
  • SCREENING POPULATION
  • PREGNANCY OUTCOMES
  • SEQUENCE-ANALYSIS
  • OMPA GENOTYPES
  • TISSUE TROPISM
  • MEN
  • GENOME
  • WOMEN
  • IDENTIFICATION

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