Experts and Doctors on chlamydia infections in Switzerland
Topic: chlamydia infections
- Guscetti F, Schiller I, Sydler T, Heinen E, Pospischil A. Experimental enteric infection of gnotobiotic piglets with Chlamydia suis strain S45. Vet Microbiol. 2009;135:157-68 pubmed publisher..All sera were negative for anti-chlamydial antibodies. In conclusion, C. suis strain S45 elicited significant enteric disease and lesions in gnotobiotic piglets indicating its pathogenic potential for swine. ..
- Vasilevsky S, Stojanov M, Greub G, Baud D. Chlamydial polymorphic membrane proteins: regulation, function and potential vaccine candidates. Virulence. 2016;7:11-22 pubmed publisher..Thus, Pmps might be important not only for the pathogenesis of chlamydial infection, but also as potential candidate vaccine proteins. ..
- Sakem B, Michel R, Nydegger U, Radjenovic D, Wydler M, Risch M, et al. Diagnostic relevance of simultaneous testing for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Infection. 2011;39:231-7 pubmed publisher..24% prevalence, 3.75% of all CT-positive men) were overlooked when only NG testing was requested. A sizeable number (12) of CT and NG cases is missed by physician-referred testing for only one of the two pathogens. ..
- Pospischil A, Borel N, Chowdhury E, Guscetti F. Aberrant chlamydial developmental forms in the gastrointestinal tract of pigs spontaneously and experimentally infected with Chlamydia suis. Vet Microbiol. 2009;135:147-56 pubmed publisher..The antibody against cHSP60 does not appear to be suitable to specifically detect such forms...
- Becker A, Lutz Wohlgroth L, Brugnera E, Lu Z, Zimmermann D, Grimm F, et al. Intensively kept pigs pre-disposed to chlamydial associated conjunctivitis. J Vet Med A Physiol Pathol Clin Med. 2007;54:307-13 pubmed..suis was able to cause serious ocular manifestations in half of the cases of intensively kept pigs being positive for these microorganisms. ..
- Peeling R, Mabey D, Herring A, Hook E. Why do we need quality-assured diagnostic tests for sexually transmitted infections?. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2006;4:S7-19 pubmed
- Camenisch U, Lu Z, Vaughan L, Corboz L, Zimmermann D, Wittenbrink M, et al. Diagnostic investigation into the role of Chlamydiae in cases of increased rates of return to oestrus in pigs. Vet Rec. 2004;155:593-6 pubmed..3 per cent) and group B (66.4 per cent). Chlamydia-like organisms were detected in 28.2 per cent of the swabs from group A and in 22 per cent of those from group B. ..
- Borel N, Kempf E, Hotzel H, Schubert E, Torgerson P, Slickers P, et al. Direct identification of chlamydiae from clinical samples using a DNA microarray assay: a validation study. Mol Cell Probes. 2008;22:55-64 pubmed..87) and equivalent to that of real-time PCR. Altogether, the data demonstrate the suitability of this DNA microarray assay for routine diagnosis...
- Thoma R, Guscetti F, Schiller I, Schmeer N, Corboz L, Pospischil A. Chlamydiae in porcine abortion. Vet Pathol. 1997;34:467-9 pubmed..Porcine abortigenic strains identified in this study differed immunologically from intestinal strains (known to be mainly C. trachomatis) but shared similarities with abortigenic chlamydiae of ruminants...