Chlamydial Infections

  • E. Russell Alexander
  • H. Robert Harrison

Abstract

There are four quite different disease patterns that result from human infection with chlamydial organisms. Infection with Chlamydia trachomatis, by far the most important as a human pathogen, may result in trachoma, a variety of other syndromes that accompany ocular or genital infection, or lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV). Chlamydia psittaci has one human disease manifestation—psittacosis.

Keywords

Chlamydia Trachomatis Chlamydial Infection Elementary Body Bacterial Conjunctivitis Nongonococcal Urethritis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Russell Alexander
    • 1
  • H. Robert Harrison
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Pediatric Infectious DiseasesUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences CenterTucsonUSA

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