The sac-4 gene of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and co-existing chlamydial infection

D J Phillips, C Patrizio, A Moyes, H Young

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Abstract

Recently, the sac-4 gene in Neisseria gonorrhoeae was postulated to increase the risk of developing mixed gonococcal and chlamydial infection. The aims of this study were to determine the frequency of the sac-4 gene in a larger sample of isolates of different serovars and to assess the prevalence of sac-4 in gonococcal isolates from patients with and without coexisting chlamydial infection.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)400-2
Number of pages3
JournalSexually Transmitted Infections
Volume76
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2000

Keywords

  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Female
  • Genes, Bacterial
  • Gonorrhea
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Regression Analysis
  • Risk

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