Chlamydia trachomatis

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Synonyms for Chlamydia trachomatis

bacteria responsible for the sexually transmitted diseases chlamydia and lymphogranuloma venereum

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In this study, we compared the performance characteristics of the BDProbTec ET system with those of the Roche Amplicor Cobas system for the detection of C trachomatis and N gonorrhoeae.
The BDProbeTec ET C trachomatis and N gonorrhoeae amplified DNA assay[8] was used with the BDProbTec ET system (BD Biosciences, Sparks, Md).
Roche Amplicor C trachomatis and N gonorrhoeae PCR (Roche Diagnostic Systems, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) was performed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
study was to determine the frequency of C trachomatis infection within sexual partnerships by using highly sensitive polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification to detect infection.
Using culture, the researchers detected C trachomatis in 12.
In the 78 couples that included female partners who tested positive for C trachomatis by PCR, 53 male sexual partners (68%) also tested positive by PCR.