chlamydophila

Summary

Summary: A genus of the family CHLAMYDIACEAE comprising gram-negative non CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS-like species infecting vertebrates. Chlamydophila do not produce detectable quantities of glycogen. The type species is CHLAMYDOPHILA PSITTACI.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Detection of Chlamydophila abortus in sheep and goat flocks in southern Italy by PCR using four different primer sets
    G Greco
    Department of Animal Health and Wellbeing, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, S p le per Casamassima Km 3, 70010 Valenzano, Bari, Italy
    Vet Res Commun 29:107-15. 2005
  2. ncbi New real-time PCR tests for species-specific detection of Chlamydophila psittaci and Chlamydophila abortus from tissue samples
    Alexandra Pantchev
    Chemisches und Veterinaruntersuchungsamt Stuttgart, 70736 Fellbach, Fellbach, Germany
    Vet J 181:145-50. 2009
  3. ncbi Chlamydophila species in dairy farms: polymerase chain reaction prevalence, disease association, and risk factors identified in a cross-sectional study in western Germany
    K Kemmerling
    Institute of Animal Science, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    J Dairy Sci 92:4347-54. 2009
  4. pmc Transcriptional analysis of in vitro expression patterns of Chlamydophila abortus polymorphic outer membrane proteins during the chlamydial developmental cycle
    Nicholas Wheelhouse
    Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH26 0PZ, United Kingdom
    Vet Res 40:47. 2009
  5. pmc Investigation of Chlamydiaceae in semen and cauda epididymidis and seroprevalence of Chlamydophila abortus in breeding bulls
    Ann Charlotte Karlsson
    Division of Ruminant Medicine and Veterinary Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences SLU, Box 7054, SE 750 07, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Vet Scand 52:2. 2010
  6. ncbi An investigation into the role of Chlamydophila spp. in bovine upper respiratory tract disease
    D F Twomey
    Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Staplake Mount, Starcross, Exeter, Devon EX6 8PE, UK
    Vet J 171:574-6. 2006
  7. ncbi Detection of all Chlamydophila and Chlamydia spp. of veterinary interest using species-specific real-time PCR assays
    Alexandra Pantchev
    Chemisches und Veterinaruntersuchungsamt Stuttgart, Schaflandstr 3 3, 70736 Fellbach, Germany
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 33:473-84. 2010
  8. ncbi Illuminating the evolutionary history of chlamydiae
    Matthias Horn
    Department of Microbial Ecology, Institute of Ecology and Conservation Biology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Science 304:728-30. 2004
  9. ncbi Protective adaptive immunity to Chlamydophila abortus infection and control of ovine enzootic abortion (OEA)
    Mara S Rocchi
    Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Midlothian, EH26 0PZ Scotland, UK
    Vet Microbiol 135:112-21. 2009
  10. ncbi Monitoring clinical outcomes, pathological changes and shedding of Chlamydophila abortus following experimental challenge of periparturient ewes utilizing the natural route of infection
    Jorge Gutierrez
    School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Vet Microbiol 147:119-26. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Respiratory Panel Flow-Strip: a Point-of-Care Molecular Diagnostic Test
    CHRISTOPHER GERARD COONEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
  2. Role of Innate Immune System in Pathogen Induced Chronic Inflammation
    Caroline A Genco; Fiscal Year: 2013
  3. Nanotechnology-Based Detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae
    Duncan C Krause; Fiscal Year: 2013
  4. CHLAMYDIAL INVASION OF NON-PHAGOCYTIC CELLS
    REYNALDO CARABEO; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. Chlamydia pneumoniae vaccine candidates
    Bernhard Kaltenboeck; Fiscal Year: 2004
  6. Gene Duplication and Genome Evolution
    Austin Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIAE--A PATHOGEN IN ALZHEIMERS DISEASE
    Alan Hudson; Fiscal Year: 2002
  8. Obesity, Inflammation and Response to Therapy in Asthma
    EVERETT RAND SUTHERLAND; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. EVOLUTION OF IMMUNE RECOGNITION AND EVASION
    Austin L Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2010
  10. Innate Immunity and RSV Infection in Children
    Theresa Guilbert; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications190 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Detection of Chlamydophila abortus in sheep and goat flocks in southern Italy by PCR using four different primer sets
    G Greco
    Department of Animal Health and Wellbeing, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, S p le per Casamassima Km 3, 70010 Valenzano, Bari, Italy
    Vet Res Commun 29:107-15. 2005
    An epidemiological survey was performed to detect the presence of Chlamydophila (C.) abortus and other members of the order Chlamydiales in ovine and caprine flocks with a history of abortion in southern Italy...
  2. ncbi New real-time PCR tests for species-specific detection of Chlamydophila psittaci and Chlamydophila abortus from tissue samples
    Alexandra Pantchev
    Chemisches und Veterinaruntersuchungsamt Stuttgart, 70736 Fellbach, Fellbach, Germany
    Vet J 181:145-50. 2009
    b>Chlamydophila psittaci and Chlamydophila abortus are the causative agents of avian chlamydiosis (psittacosis) and ovine enzootic abortion, respectively. Both pathogens are known to possess zoonotic potential...
  3. ncbi Chlamydophila species in dairy farms: polymerase chain reaction prevalence, disease association, and risk factors identified in a cross-sectional study in western Germany
    K Kemmerling
    Institute of Animal Science, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    J Dairy Sci 92:4347-54. 2009
    The prevalence of Chlamydophila spp. was determined in a cross-sectional study carried out in 2007 using 100 randomly selected dairy herds in the western part of Germany...
  4. pmc Transcriptional analysis of in vitro expression patterns of Chlamydophila abortus polymorphic outer membrane proteins during the chlamydial developmental cycle
    Nicholas Wheelhouse
    Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH26 0PZ, United Kingdom
    Vet Res 40:47. 2009
    b>Chlamydophila abortus is the aetiological agent of ovine enzootic abortion. Sequencing, annotation and comparative analysis of the genome of C...
  5. pmc Investigation of Chlamydiaceae in semen and cauda epididymidis and seroprevalence of Chlamydophila abortus in breeding bulls
    Ann Charlotte Karlsson
    Division of Ruminant Medicine and Veterinary Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences SLU, Box 7054, SE 750 07, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Vet Scand 52:2. 2010
    ..Reproductive disorders associated with chlamydial infection have been reported worldwide in cattle and there are indications of potential venereal transmission...
  6. ncbi An investigation into the role of Chlamydophila spp. in bovine upper respiratory tract disease
    D F Twomey
    Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Staplake Mount, Starcross, Exeter, Devon EX6 8PE, UK
    Vet J 171:574-6. 2006
    ..Conjunctival swabs were collected and tested for Chlamydophila spp. DNA using a PCR test that detects Chlamydophila abortus and Chlamydophila psittaci...
  7. ncbi Detection of all Chlamydophila and Chlamydia spp. of veterinary interest using species-specific real-time PCR assays
    Alexandra Pantchev
    Chemisches und Veterinaruntersuchungsamt Stuttgart, Schaflandstr 3 3, 70736 Fellbach, Germany
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 33:473-84. 2010
    ..b>Chlamydophila (Cp.) abortus was the agent most frequently found in cattle, sheep, horses, goats, and pigs...
  8. ncbi Illuminating the evolutionary history of chlamydiae
    Matthias Horn
    Department of Microbial Ecology, Institute of Ecology and Conservation Biology, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Science 304:728-30. 2004
    ..Ancient chlamydiae appear to be the originators of mechanisms for the exploitation of eukaryotic cells...
  9. ncbi Protective adaptive immunity to Chlamydophila abortus infection and control of ovine enzootic abortion (OEA)
    Mara S Rocchi
    Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Midlothian, EH26 0PZ Scotland, UK
    Vet Microbiol 135:112-21. 2009
    ..The causative agent, Chlamydophila abortus, is a Gram-negative bacterium that can induce a persistent, subclinical infection in non-pregnant ..
  10. ncbi Monitoring clinical outcomes, pathological changes and shedding of Chlamydophila abortus following experimental challenge of periparturient ewes utilizing the natural route of infection
    Jorge Gutierrez
    School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Vet Microbiol 147:119-26. 2011
    Enzootic abortion of ewes (EAE) caused by Chlamydophila abortus is an important disease resulting in significant lamb loss in most sheep producing countries. Ewes are considered to be naturally infected with C...
  11. ncbi Comparison of fetal and maternal inflammatory responses in the ovine placenta after experimental infection with Chlamydophila abortus
    D J Sammin
    Veterinary Research Laboratory, Department of Agriculture and Food, Staccumny Lane, Backweston, Celbridge, Co Kildare, Ireland
    J Comp Pathol 135:83-92. 2006
    Placentae from 13 pregnant ewes infected intravenously with Chlamydophila abortus, together with placentae from nine uninfected control ewes, were examined at 14, 21 or 28 days post-inoculation (p.i.)...
  12. ncbi Identification of Chlamydophila abortus and the development of lesions in placental tissues of experimentally infected sheep
    S W Maley
    Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, International Research Centre, Bush Loan, Penicuik, Edinburgh EH26 0PZ, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Vet Microbiol 135:122-7. 2009
    b>Chlamydophila (C.) abortus is a major cause of infectious abortion in sheep in many countries. Twenty-one pregnant sheep were experimentally infected intranasally with C. abortus at 70 days of gestation (dg)...
  13. pmc Reinfection with Chlamydophila abortus by uterine and indirect cohort routes reduces fertility in cattle preexposed to Chlamydophila
    Fred J DeGraves
    Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, 264 Greene Hall, Auburn, Alabama 36849 5519, USA
    Infect Immun 72:2538-45. 2004
    This study investigated the effects of controlled reinfection on fertility of cattle naturally preexposed to Chlamydophila abortus...
  14. ncbi Increased prevalence of Chlamydophila DNA in post-mortem brain frontal cortex from patients with schizophrenia
    Barbara Fellerhoff
    Institute of Immunology, University of Munich, Goethestrasse 31, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Schizophr Res 129:191-5. 2011
    Infection can initiate symptoms of mental illness. It has been shown previously that Chlamydophila DNA is present six times more often in the blood of patients with schizophrenia than in the blood of control individuals...
  15. pmc Genome sequence of the Chlamydophila abortus variant strain LLG
    Michelle Sait
    Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH26 0PZ, United Kingdom
    J Bacteriol 193:4276-7. 2011
    b>Chlamydophila abortus is a common cause of ruminant abortion. Here we report the genome sequence of strain LLG, which differs genotypically and phenotypically from the wild-type strain S26/3...
  16. ncbi Kinetics of infection and effects on the placenta of Chlamydophila abortus in experimentally infected pregnant ewes
    J A Navarro
    Departmento de Anatomía y Anatomía Patológica Comparadas, Facultad deVeterinaria, Universidad de Murcia, 30100 Murcia, Spain
    Vet Pathol 41:498-505. 2004
    A Chlamydophila abortus-induced abortion model was carried out on the basis of the experimental infection of ewes at day 75 of gestation. The infection induced abortions and the birth of weak lambs during the last 3 weeks of pregnancy...
  17. ncbi Chlamydophila felis in cats--are the stray cats dangerous source of infection?
    M Halanova
    Department of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, P J Safarik University, Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Zoonoses Public Health 58:519-22. 2011
    b>Chlamydophila felis is a causative agent of acute or chronic conjunctivitis, and pneumonia in cats. Natural transmission mostly occurs consequently to close contact with other infected cats, their aerosol and fomites...
  18. pmc Chlamydophila felis CF0218 is a novel TMH family protein with potential as a diagnostic antigen for diagnosis of C. felis infection
    Kenji Ohya
    Laboratory of Veterinary Microbiology, Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Gifu University, Yanagido 1 1, Gifu 501 1193, Japan
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 15:1606-15. 2008
    b>Chlamydophila felis is a causative agent of acute and chronic conjunctivitis and pneumonia in cats (feline chlamydiosis). Also, C...
  19. ncbi The Chlamydophila felis plasmid is highly conserved
    Ross Harley
    University of Bristol, School of Clinical Veterinary Science, Langford House, Langford, Bristol BS40 5DU, United Kingdom
    Vet Microbiol 146:172-4. 2010
    ..Although strains of Chlamydophila felis with or without the plasmid have been identified, only a small number of laboratory-adapted strains have ..
  20. ncbi Prevalence of antibodies against feline coronavirus and Chlamydophila felis in Swedish cats
    Bodil Ström Holst
    Department of Companion Animals and Horses, National Veterinary Institute, SE 751 89 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Feline Med Surg 8:207-11. 2006
    ..from 214 Swedish cats with no signs of infectious disease were analysed for the presence of antibodies against Chlamydophila felis (Cp felis), while 209 of these were also analysed for feline coronavirus (FCoV) antibodies...
  21. pmc Therapeutic Chlamydophila abortus and C. pecorum vaccination transiently reduces bovine mastitis associated with Chlamydophila infection
    Carolin Biesenkamp-Uhe
    Bayer HealthCare AG, Osterather Strasse 1a, D 50739 Köln, Germany
    Infect Immun 75:870-7. 2007
    Infections with Chlamydophila abortus and C. pecorum are highly prevalent in cattle and have been associated with bovine mastitis...
  22. ncbi Zoonotic potential of Chlamydophila
    Annie Rodolakis
    INRA, UR1282 Infectiologie Animale et Santé Publique, F 37380 Nouzilly, France
    Vet Microbiol 140:382-91. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to present the diseases induced in humans and animals by the different species of Chlamydophila, after providing an overview on the history of these infectious agents and their taxonomy...
  23. ncbi [Humoral immune response in breeding sows after vaccination with a herd-specific Chlamydophila abortus vaccine]
    J C Knitz
    Institut für Veterinärbakteriologie, Universitat Zurich, Schweiz
    Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 110:369-74. 2003
    ..in sterile 0.15 M saline was prepared from Chlamydophila (Ch.) abortus strain OCHL03/99 which has been isolated in the herd from a sample of vaginal discharge...
  24. ncbi Recent developments in the laboratory diagnosis of chlamydial infections
    Konrad Sachse
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Institute of Molecular Pathogenesis, Naumburger Str 96a, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Vet Microbiol 135:2-21. 2009
    There are two main approaches to diagnosing infections by Chlamydia and Chlamydophila spp. in mammals and birds...
  25. pmc High prevalence of natural Chlamydophila species infection in calves
    JunBae Jee
    Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, 270 Greene Hall, Auburn, AL 36849 5519, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:5664-72. 2004
    We investigated the acquisition and prevalence of Chlamydophila sp. infection in calves. Specimens were collected at weekly intervals from birth to week 12 postpartum from 40 female Holstein calf-dam pairs in a dairy herd...
  26. pmc BLAST screening of chlamydial genomes to identify signature proteins that are unique for the Chlamydiales, Chlamydiaceae, Chlamydophila and Chlamydia groups of species
    Emma Griffiths
    Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    BMC Genomics 7:14. 2006
    ..The obligate intracellular nature of chlamydiae has also limited their genetic and biochemical studies. Thus, it is of importance to develop additional means for their identification and characterization...
  27. ncbi Prevalence of antibodies against Chlamydophila abortus and Coxiella burnetii in goat herds in Poland
    M Czopowicz
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Veterinary Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Nowoursynowska 159C, 02 776 Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Vet Sci 13:175-9. 2010
    An epidemiological study was carried out to determine the herd prevalence of Chlamydophila abortus and Coxiella burnetii antibodies in goats covered by a milk recording program in Poland...
  28. ncbi Isolation, molecular characterisation and genome sequence of a bacteriophage (Chp3) from Chlamydophila pecorum
    Sarah A Garner
    Molecular Microbiology and Infection, University Medical School, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Virus Genes 28:207-14. 2004
    ..Comparative analyses demonstrate that the chlamydiaphages can be further subdivided into two groupings, one represented by Chp2/Chp3 and the other by ØCPG1/ØCPAR39...
  29. pmc Tissue MicroArray (TMA) analysis of normal and persistent Chlamydophila pneumoniae infection
    Nicole Borel
    Institute of Veterinary Pathology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Infect Dis 6:152. 2006
    b>Chlamydophila pneumoniae infection has been implicated as a potential risk factor for atherosclerosis, however the mechanism leading to persistent infection and its role in the disease process remains to be elucidated.
  30. ncbi Evidence of Chlamydophila abortus vaccine strain 1B as a possible cause of ovine enzootic abortion
    Nicholas Wheelhouse
    Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 0PZ, UK
    Vaccine 28:5657-63. 2010
    b>Chlamydophila abortus, the agent of ovine enzootic abortion (OEA), is a major cause of lamb mortality worldwide. Disease can be controlled through the use of vaccines based on the 1B temperature-sensitive mutant strain of C. abortus...
  31. ncbi Predator or prey? Chlamydophila abortus infections of a free-living amoebae, Acanthamoeba castellani 9GU
    Mirjam Wirz
    Institute of Veterinary Pathology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 268, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Microbes Infect 10:591-7. 2008
    ..PCR and microscopic analyses of Chlamydophila abortus infections of Acanthamoeba castellani revealed uptake of this chlamydial pathogen but, unlike the well-..
  32. ncbi Previous infection with the nematode Nippostrongylus brasiliensis alters the immune specific response against Chlamydophila abortus infection
    Antonio Buendía
    Departamento de Histologia y Anatomia Patologica, Universidad de Murcia, Campus de Espinardo, 30100, Murcia, Spain
    Microb Pathog 33:7-15. 2002
    ..interaction between the immune responses elicited following infection with Nippostrongylus brasiliensis and Chlamydophila abortus has been established. Mice infected with C. abortus 7 days after N...
  33. pmc Abortive potency of Chlamydophila abortus in pregnant mice is not directly correlated with placental and fetal colonization levels
    Amel Bouakane
    Unité de Recherche Pathologie Infectieuse et Immunologie, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre de Tours Nouzilly, 37380 Nouzilly, France
    Infect Immun 71:7219-22. 2003
    Abortion, placental and fetal colonization, and levels of gamma interferon were analyzed for four Chlamydophila abortus strains presenting antigenic variations in a mouse model...
  34. pmc Simultaneous differential detection of Chlamydophila abortus, Chlamydophila pecorum and Coxiella burnetii from aborted ruminant's clinical samples using multiplex PCR
    Mustapha Berri
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique INRA, UR1282, Infectiologie Animale et Santé Publique IASP, F 37380 Nouzilly, France
    BMC Microbiol 9:130. 2009
    ..They are caused respectively by strictly intracellular and Gram negative bacterium Chlamydophila abortus (Cp. abortus) and Coxiella burnetii (C. burnetii). Chlamydophila pecorum (Cp...
  35. ncbi Identification, sequencing and molecular analysis of Chp4, a novel chlamydiaphage of Chlamydophila abortus belonging to the family Microviridae
    Michelle Sait
    Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 0PZ, UK
    J Gen Virol 92:1733-7. 2011
    ..family Microviridae have been identified in a number of chlamydial species infecting humans (phage CPAR39 in Chlamydophila pneumoniae), other mammals (φCPG1 in Chlamydophila caviae, Chp2 in Chlamydophila abortus and Chp3 in ..
  36. ncbi An etiological investigation of domestic cats with conjunctivitis and upper respiratory tract disease in Japan
    Yan Cai
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Faculty of Agriculture, Gifu University, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 64:215-9. 2002
    b>Chlamydophila felis (C. felis), feline herpesvirus-1 (FHV-1) and feline calicivirus (FCV) were detected in 39 (59.1%), 11 (16.7%) and 14 (21...
  37. ncbi Molecular cloning of the Chlamydophila abortus groEL gene and evaluation of its protective efficacy in a murine model by genetic vaccination
    Céline Héchard
    Unite de Pathologie Infectieuse et Immunologie, INRA Centre de Tours, 37380 Nouzilly, France
    J Med Microbiol 53:861-8. 2004
    The immunogenicity and protective effect of a DNA vaccine encoding the heat-shock protein (Hsp) GroEL of Chlamydophila abortus AB7, an obligate intracellular bacterium that causes abortion in sheep, was evaluated in pregnant and non-..
  38. ncbi Hematology, plasma chemistry, serology, and Chlamydophila status of the waved albatross (Phoebastria irrorata) on the Galapagos Islands
    Luis R Padilla
    Saint Louis Zoological Park, 1 Government Drive, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 34:278-83. 2003
    ..Of 44 birds, 29 (66%) seroreacted to adenovirus group 1, and four seroreacted to avian encephalomyelitis. Cloacal swabs were negative for Chlamydophila psittaci DNA.
  39. ncbi Differential identification of Chlamydophila abortus live vaccine strain 1B and C. abortus field isolates by PCR-RFLP
    Karine Laroucau
    Unité Zoonoses Bactériennes, Agence Française de Sécurité Sanitaire des Aliments Lerpaz, 23 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 94706 Maisons Alfort cedex, France
    Vaccine 28:5653-6. 2010
    Comparative genomic analysis of a wild-type strain of the ovine pathogen Chlamydophila abortus and its nitrosoguanidine-induced, temperature-sensitive and virulence-attenuated live vaccine derivative identified point mutations unique to ..
  40. ncbi Factors associated with upper respiratory tract disease caused by feline herpesvirus, feline calicivirus, Chlamydophila felis and Bordetella bronchiseptica in cats: experience from 218 European catteries
    C R Helps
    University of Bristol, Bristol BS40 5DU
    Vet Rec 156:669-73. 2005
    ..The prevalences of feline herpesvirus (FHV), feline calicivirus (FCV), Chlamydophila felis and Bordetella bronchiseptica were determined by PCR on swab samples...
  41. ncbi Comparative evaluation of eight serological assays for diagnosing Chlamydophila abortus infection in sheep
    Kim Wilson
    Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik EH26 OPZ, UK
    Vet Microbiol 135:38-45. 2009
    b>Chlamydophila abortus is one of the principal causes of late-term abortion (enzootic abortion of ewes or EAE) in sheep across Europe...
  42. ncbi Prevalence of Chlamydophila felis and feline herpesvirus 1 in cats with conjunctivitis in northern Italy
    A Rampazzo
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Torino, 10095 Grugliasco, Italy
    J Vet Intern Med 17:799-807. 2003
    The prevalence of Chlamydophila felis and feline herpesvirus 1 (FHV-1) infection in cats with conjunctivitis in northern Italy was investigated by conventional polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing...
  43. pmc Recent advances in the understanding of Chlamydophila pecorum infections, sixteen years after it was named as the fourth species of the Chlamydiaceae family
    Khalil Yousef Mohamad
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique INRA, UR1282, Infectiologie Animale et Sante Publique, F 37380 Nouzilly Tours, France
    Vet Res 41:27. 2010
    b>Chlamydophila pecorum found in the intestine and vaginal mucus of asymptomatic ruminants has also been associated with different pathological conditions in ruminants, swine and koalas...
  44. ncbi Subspecies variation in Greek strains of Chlamydophila abortus
    Victoria Siarkou
    Laboratory of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University, 540 06, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Vet Microbiol 85:145-57. 2002
    ..Using the restriction enzymes BfaI, SfcI, HpaI, BclI, DdeI and AclI, the strains were classified as Chlamydophila abortus...
  45. ncbi Toxoplasma gondii and Chlamydophila abortus in caprine abortions in Tobago: a sero-epidemiological study
    G Borde
    Faculty of Medical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 53:188-93. 2006
    ..The sera were screened for Toxoplasma gondii antibodies using the latex agglutination test (LAT), Chlamydophila abortus with an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and Brucella abortus using the buffered plate ..
  46. ncbi Field evaluation of a new commercially available ELISA based on a recombinant antigen for diagnosing Chlamydophila abortus (Chlamydia psittaci serotype 1) infection
    A J Buendia
    Departamento de Patología Animal Microbiología e Inmunología, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Murcia, Campus de Espinardo, 30100, Murcia, Spain
    Vet Microbiol 78:229-39. 2001
    A new commercially available ELISA (ELISAr-Chlamydia) for detecting antibodies against Chlamydophila abortus has been evaluated using sheep field serum samples...
  47. ncbi Vaccination against chlamydial infections of man and animals
    D Longbottom
    Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, International Research Center, Bush Loan, Penicuik, Midlothian, Edinburgh EH26 0PZ, UK
    Vet J 171:263-75. 2006
    ..has been in developing whole organism based killed or live attenuated vaccines against the animal pathogens Chlamydophila abortus and Chlamydophila felis...
  48. ncbi Identification and characterisation of coding tandem repeat variants in incA gene of Chlamydophila pecorum
    Khalil Yousef Mohamad
    INRA, UR1282, Infectiologie Animale et Sante Publique, Centre de Recherche de Tours, F 37380 Nouzilly, France
    Vet Res 39:56. 2008
    Bacteria of the family Chlamydiaceae are obligate intracellular pathogens of human and animals. Chlamydophila pecorum is associated with different pathological conditions in ruminants, swine and koala...
  49. ncbi Protection of pregnant mice against placental and splenic infection by three strains of Chlamydophila abortus with a live 1B vaccine
    A Bouakane
    Unite de Pathologie Infectieuse et Immunologie, INRA Centre de Tours, 37380 Nouzilly, France
    Vet Rec 157:771-4. 2005
    The efficacy of a live 1B vaccine against three strains of Chlamydophila abortus, AB16, LLG and POS, was assessed in pregnant mice in terms of the reduction in the levels of infection recorded in their placentas, fetuses and spleens...
  50. ncbi Identification and characterization of Inc766, an inclusion membrane protein in Chlamydophila abortus-infected cells
    Evangelia Vretou
    Laboratory of Biotechnology, Department of Microbiology, Hellenic Pasteur Institute, 127 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, 11521 Athens, Greece
    Microb Pathog 45:265-72. 2008
    We have identified the gene product of locus 766 in the transmembrane head region (TMH/Inc-region) in the Chlamydophila abortus genome by using mass spectrometry and a monoclonal antibody that reacted with the inclusion membrane...
  51. ncbi Induction of a protective immune response against swine Chlamydophila abortus infection in mice following co-vaccination of omp-1 DNA with recombinant MOMP
    F Zhang
    Key Lab of Preventive Veterinary Medicine of Chinese Ministry of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
    Zoonoses Public Health 56:71-6. 2009
    b>Chlamydophila abortus is the causative agent of abortion in pigs and pregnant women. Seroconversion rates were arranged from 11% to 80% in piglets and sows in China...
  52. pmc Biological properties and cell tropism of Chp2, a bacteriophage of the obligate intracellular bacterium Chlamydophila abortus
    J S Everson
    Molecular Microbiology and Infection, University Medical School, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, United Kingdom
    J Bacteriol 184:2748-54. 2002
    ..Phylogenetic studies divide the Chlamydiaceae into two distinct genera, Chlamydia and Chlamydophila, containing three and six different species, respectively...
  53. ncbi Host alpha-adducin is redistributed and localized to the inclusion membrane in chlamydia- and chlamydophila-infected cells
    Hencelyn G Chu
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 4804, USA
    Microbiology 154:3848-55. 2008
    ..trachomatis- and Chlamydophila caviae-infected cells, but the total cellular protein abundance remained unaffected by infection...
  54. ncbi Induction of inflammatory host immune responses by organisms belonging to the genera Chlamydia/Chlamydophila
    Gary Entrican
    Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Edinburgh EH26 0PZ, UK
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 100:179-86. 2004
    Chlamydia/Chlamydophila are a family of intracellular gram-negative bacteria that infect their hosts primarily via mucosal epithelia...
  55. ncbi OmpA and antigenic diversity of bovine Chlamydophila pecorum strains
    B Kaltenboeck
    Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Vet Microbiol 135:175-80. 2009
    Infections with the intracellular bacterium Chlamydophila (C.) pecorum are highly prevalent worldwide in cattle...
  56. ncbi Diagnosis of ovine enzootic abortion using an indirect ELISA (rOMP91B iELISA) based on a recombinant protein fragment of the polymorphic outer membrane protein POMP91B of Chlamydophila abortus
    D Longbottom
    Moredun Research Institute, International Research Centre, Pentlands Science Park, Penicuik, Midlothian, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 195:157-61. 2001
    b>Chlamydophila abortus is of major economic importance worldwide as one of the principal causes of abortion in sheep...
  57. ncbi Improved sensitivity of PCR for Chlamydophila using pmp genes
    K Laroucau
    , INRA-Centre de Tours, 37380 Nouzilly, France
    Vet Microbiol 82:155-64. 2001
    Primers targeting the conserved pmp gene family of Chlamydophila abortus were evaluated for their ability to improve the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) sensitivity...
  58. pmc Antibody responses to recombinant protein fragments of the major outer membrane protein and polymorphic outer membrane protein POMP90 in Chlamydophila abortus-infected pregnant sheep
    Morag Livingstone
    Moredun Research Institute, International Research Centre, Pentlands Science Park, Penicuik EH26 0PZ, United Kingdom
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 12:770-7. 2005
    b>Chlamydophila abortus is one of the major causes of infectious abortion in pregnant sheep (enzootic abortion of ewes or EAE) worldwide...
  59. ncbi Prevalence of Chlamydophila abortus infection in domesticated ruminants in Taiwan
    F I Wang
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei
    J Vet Med Sci 63:1215-20. 2001
    This study is to (1) investigate the prevalence of Chlamydophila abortus infection in cows and goats in Taiwan, and (2) compare the genetic properties of Taiwanese isolates with abortion strains from other sources...
  60. ncbi Epizootic abortion related to infections by Chlamydophila abortus and Chlamydophila pecorum in water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)
    G Greco
    Department of Animal Health and Wellbeing, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, 70010 Valenzano, Italy
    Theriogenology 69:1061-9. 2008
    ..By a nested-PCR assay, three of 14 vaginal swabs from aborted animals tested positive for Chlamydophila agents and, additionally, three out of seven aborted fetuses tested positive for Chlamydophila spp...
  61. ncbi Experimental infection of pregnant ewes with enteric and abortion-source Chlamydophila abortus
    P Tsakos
    Laboratory of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University, 54 006, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Vet Microbiol 82:285-91. 2001
    ..A faecal and an abortion-source isolate of Chlamydophila abortus were used...
  62. ncbi Ovine enzootic abortion (OEA): antibody response in vaccinated sheep compared to naturally infected sheep
    N Borel
    I Institute of Veterinary Pathology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 268, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Vet Res Commun 29:151-6. 2005
  63. ncbi Comparison of ELISA and CFT assays for Chlamydophila abortus antibodies in ovine sera
    L M E McCauley
    Primary Industries Research Victoria, Department of Primary Industries, Attwood, VIC 3049, Australia
    Aust Vet J 85:325-8. 2007
    To compare the sensitivity and specificity of Chlamydophila abortus antibody assays, to find a suitable serological assay for testing sheep for export.
  64. ncbi A clinically silent respiratory infection with Chlamydophila spp. in calves is associated with airway obstruction and pulmonary inflammation
    Julia Jaeger
    Institute of Molecular Pathogenesis in the Friedrich Loeffler Institute Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Naumburger Str 96a, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Vet Res 38:711-28. 2007
    ..Thirteen calves persistently infected with Chlamydophila (C.) abortus and/or C. pecorum (Chl+) were compared to 12 calves without chlamydial infections (Chl-)...
  65. pmc Use of real-time quantitative PCR to detect Chlamydophila felis infection
    C Helps
    Division of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford, Bristol, BS40 5DU, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2675-6. 2001
    A real-time PCR assay was developed to detect and quantify Chlamydophila felis infection of cats...
  66. ncbi Evaluation of two commercial assays for the detection of Chlamydophila abortus antibodies
    E Vretou
    Department of Microbiology, Hellenic Pasteur Institute, 127 Avenue Vassilissis Sofias, 115 21 Athens, Greece
    Vet Microbiol 123:153-61. 2007
    Two commercial enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA), the CHEKIT-CHLAMYDIA which uses inactivated Chlamydophila psittaci antigen, and the Chlamydophila abortus ELISA produced by the Institut Pourquier which uses a recombinant ..
  67. ncbi Chlamydophila abortus-induced keratoconjunctivitis in a dog
    K Hoelzle
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 270, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Vet Rec 157:632-3. 2005
  68. pmc The Chlamydophila abortus genome sequence reveals an array of variable proteins that contribute to interspecies variation
    Nicholas R Thomson
    The Pathogen Sequencing Unit, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SA, United Kingdom
    Genome Res 15:629-40. 2005
    The obligate intracellular bacterial pathogen Chlamydophila abortus strain S26/3 (formerly the abortion subtype of Chlamydia psittaci) is an important cause of late gestation abortions in ruminants and pigs...
  69. ncbi Chlamydophila abortus infection in a pregnant woman associated with indirect contact with infected goats
    A Meijer
    Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 23:487-90. 2004
    Reported here is the case of a pregnant woman who developed a severe Chlamydophila abortus infection after indirect contact with infected goats resulting in preterm stillbirth. The woman fully recovered after treatment with doxycycline...
  70. pmc Host range of chlamydiaphages phiCPAR39 and Chp3
    J S Everson
    Molecular Microbiology and Infection, University Medical School, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, SO16 6YD, United Kingdom
    J Bacteriol 185:6490-2. 2003
    The host range of phiCPAR39 is limited to four Chlamydophila species: C. abortus, C. caviae, C. pecorum, and C. pneumoniae. Chp3 (a newly discovered bacteriophage isolated from C. pecorum) shares three of these hosts (C. abortus, C...
  71. ncbi Avian host range of Chlamydophila spp. based on isolation, antigen detection and serology
    E F Kaleta
    Klinik fur Vogel, Reptilien, Amphibien und Fische, Fachbereich Veterinarmedizin, Justus Liebig Universitat Giessen, Frankfurter Strasse 91 93, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Avian Pathol 32:435-61. 2003
    Published reports and our own diagnostic data on the avian host range of avian Chlamydophila spp. are presented in an attempt to provide evidence for the large number of bird species that have been naturally infected with chlamydia...
  72. pmc Antigenic organization of the N-terminal part of the polymorphic outer membrane proteins 90, 91A, and 91B of Chlamydophila abortus
    Evangelia Vretou
    Laboratory of Biotechnology, Department of Microbiology, Hellenic Pasteur Institute, Athens 115 21, Greece
    Infect Immun 71:3240-50. 2003
    ..antigens, 61 to 74 residues in length, representing polymorphic outer membrane protein 90 (POMP90) of Chlamydophila abortus and two recombinant peptides spanning gene fragment p91Bf99 of POMP91B were assessed by immunoblotting ..
  73. ncbi Comparison of polymerase chain reaction and cell culture for the detection of Chlamydophila species in the semen of bulls, buffalo-bulls, and rams
    Adel S Amin
    Animal Reproduction Research Institute ARRI, Giza, Egypt
    Vet J 166:86-92. 2003
    ..collected from 120 bulls, 60 buffalo-bulls, and 56 rams located on farms of known history of infection with Chlamydophila species...
  74. pmc Detection of Chlamydophila felis and feline herpesvirus by multiplex real-time PCR analysis
    Chris Helps
    Division of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford, Bristol BS40 5DU, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2734-6. 2003
    b>Chlamydophila felis and feline herpesvirus (FHV) are pathogens commonly associated with feline respiratory and ocular disease...
  75. ncbi Missing links in the divergence of Chlamydophila abortus from Chlamydophila psittaci
    M Van Loock
    Department of Animal Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 21 Laboratory of Gene Technology, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:761-70. 2003
    Pathological and serological evidence and DNA-DNA reassociation data indicate that Chlamydophila psittaci and Chlamydophila abortus are separate species. C. psittaci causes avian systemic disease and C. abortus causes abortion...
  76. pmc Chlamydial development is blocked in host cells transfected with Chlamydophila caviae incA
    Damir Alzhanov
    Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331 3804 USA
    BMC Microbiol 4:24. 2004
    ..Little information exists regarding the interaction of Inc proteins with the eukaryotic cell. To examine these interactions, Vaccinia virus vectors and mammalian plasmid-based systems were used to express inc genes in mammalian cells...
  77. ncbi Suspected chlamydial keratoconjunctivitis in British cattle
    A Otter
    Vet Rec 152:787-8. 2003
  78. ncbi Efficacy of live Chlamydophila abortus vaccine 1B in protecting mice placentas and foetuses against strains of Chlamydophila pecorum isolated from cases of abortion
    A Rekiki
    Unite de Pathologie Infectieuse et Immunologie, INRA Centre de Tours, 37380 Nouzilly, France
    Vet Microbiol 99:295-9. 2004
    The efficacy of Chlamydophila abortus vaccine strain 1B in protecting against two selected Chlamydophila pecorum strains, isolated from an aborted goat (M14) in Morocco and a ewe (AB10) in France, was investigated in a mouse model, by ..
  79. ncbi Molecular detection of Chlamydophila abortus in post-abortion sheep at oestrus and subsequent lambing
    Morag Livingstone
    Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 OPZ, UK
    Vet Microbiol 135:134-41. 2009
    Enzootic abortion of ewes (EAE), resulting from infection with the bacterium Chlamydophila abortus (C. abortus), is a major cause of lamb loss in Europe...
  80. ncbi Preliminary phylogenetic identification of virulent Chlamydophila pecorum strains
    Khalil Yousef Mohamad
    INRA, UR1282 Infectiologie Animale et Santé Publique, F 37380 Nouzilly, France
    Infect Genet Evol 8:764-71. 2008
    b>Chlamydophila pecorum is an obligate intracellular bacterium associated with different pathological conditions in ruminants, swine and koala, which is also found in the intestine of asymptomatic animals...
  81. ncbi Expression of the major outer membrane protein (MOMP) of Chlamydophila abortus, Chlamydophila pecorum, and Chlamydia suis in Escherichia coli using an arabinose-inducible plasmid vector
    L E Hoelzle
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 270, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 50:383-9. 2003
    The ompA genes encoding the 40 kDa major outer membrane protein (MOMP) of Chlamydophila (Ch.) abortus, Ch. pecorum, and Chlamydia (C...
  82. ncbi DNA microarray-based detection and identification of Chlamydia and Chlamydophila spp
    Konrad Sachse
    Institute of Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses at the Federal Research Institute for Animal Health Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Naumburger Str 96a, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Mol Cell Probes 19:41-50. 2005
    ..The present assay proved suitable for unambiguous species identification of chlamydial cell cultures and showed a potential for direct detection of these bacteria from clinical tissue...
  83. pmc A new family of highly variable proteins in the Chlamydophila pneumoniae genome
    Eduardo P C Rocha
    Unité GGB, CNRS URA2171, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Nucleic Acids Res 30:4351-60. 2002
    ..We find a larger potential for recombination in Chlamydophila pneumoniae genomes as compared with Chlamydia trachomatis or Chlamydia muridarum...
  84. ncbi Genotyping of Chlamydophila abortus strains by multilocus VNTR analysis
    Karine Laroucau
    Unité Zoonoses Bactériennes, Agence Française de Sécurité Sanitaire des Aliments Lerpaz, 94706 Maisons Alfort cedex, France
    Vet Microbiol 137:335-44. 2009
    b>Chlamydophila (C.) abortus is the causative agent of ovine enzootic abortion with zoonotic potential whose epidemiology has been held back because of the obligate intracellular habitat of the bacterium...
  85. pmc Investigation of Chlamydophila spp. in dairy cows with reproductive disorders
    Ann Charlotte Godin
    Division of Ruminant Medicine and Veterinary Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences SLU, SE 750 07, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Vet Scand 50:39. 2008
    Reports worldwide indicate high prevalence of Chlamydophila spp. infection in cattle. To assess the prevalence in Sweden, 525 cows in 70 dairy herds with reproductive disorders was investigated.
  86. ncbi Suspected chlamydial polyarthritis in a calf in the UK
    D F Twomey
    Vet Rec 152:340. 2003
  87. ncbi Efficacy of different commercial and new inactivated vaccines against ovine enzootic abortion
    J N García de la Fuente
    Departamento de Sanidad Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Leon, Unidad de Microbiologia e Inmunologia, Campus de Vegazana, S N, 24007 Leon, Spain
    Vet Microbiol 100:65-76. 2004
    ..For the preparation of the experimental vaccines, Chlamydophila abortus AB7 strain was cultured in McCoy cells and adjuvated with QS-21 (QS) or Montanide ISA 773 (M7)...
  88. ncbi CpG motifs as adjuvant in DNA vaccination against Chlamydophila psittaci in turkeys
    Karolien Loots
    Laboratory of Physiology and Immunology of Domestic Animals, Faculty of Applied Bioscience and Engineering, K U Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 30, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Vaccine 24:4598-601. 2006
    Plasmid DNA (pcDNA1::MOMP) expressing the major outer membrane protein (MOMP) of an avian Chlamydophila psittaci serovar D strain and recombinant MOMP (rMOMP) with or without the immunomodulating CpG oligonucleotides (CpG ON) were tested ..
  89. ncbi Validation of an internal method for the diagnosis of infections with Chlamydophila abortus and Coxiella burnetii by real-time multiplex PCR
    C Pelletier
    Laboratoire Départemental d Analyses de Saône et Loire, Macon, France
    Dev Biol (Basel) 126:219-26; discussion 326-7. 2006
    b>Chlamydophila abortus and Coxiella burnetii are one of the major pathogens implicated in abortion in cattle...
  90. ncbi Characterization of a murine model of intranasal infection suitable for testing vaccines against C. abortus
    A J Buendia
    Departamento de Histologia y Anatomia Patologica, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Murcia, Campus de Espinard, 30100 Murcia, Spain
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 115:76-86. 2007
    Mouse models have been widely used to test candidate vaccines against Chlamydophila abortus infection in mice...
  91. ncbi Epidemiological and pathological study on the causes of abortion in sheep and goats in Hungary (1998-2005)
    L Szeredi
    Central Veterinary Institute, H 1149 Budapest, Tábornok u 2, Hungary
    Acta Vet Hung 54:503-15. 2006
    ..The most important cause of ovine and caprine abortions was Chlamydophila abortus infection with a prevalence of 46% and 17%, respectively...
  92. ncbi Prevalence of feline herpesvirus 1, Chlamydophila felis, and Mycoplasma spp DNA in conjunctival cells collected from cats with and without conjunctivitis
    Heather C Low
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Am J Vet Res 68:643-8. 2007
    To use PCR assays to determine the prevalence of feline herpesvirus 1 (FHV-1), Chlamydophila felis, and Mycoplasma spp DNA in conjunctival cells collected from cats with and without conjunctivitis; to compare results of conventional and ..
  93. ncbi Evaluation of Chlamydophila abortus DNA extraction protocols for polymerase chain reaction diagnosis in paraffin-embedded tissues
    Nieves Ortega
    Departmento de Sanidad Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain
    J Vet Diagn Invest 19:421-5. 2007
    ..chain reaction (PCR) has gained increasing importance as a tool for directly demonstrating the presence of Chlamydophila in the placentas of aborted sheep and goats...
  94. ncbi Detection of the genome of Chlamydophila abortus in samples taken from the uteri of 304 sheep at an abattoir
    E Michalopoulou
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, University of Liverpool, Leahurst, Neston, South Wirral CH64 7TE
    Vet Rec 161:153-5. 2007
    A PCR was used to detect the genome of Chlamydophila abortus in samples of uterine tissue collected from 304 sheep by a sterile technique at an abattoir...
  95. ncbi Etiological investigation of multiple respiratory infections in cats
    B Di Martino
    Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, University of Teramo, Italy
    New Microbiol 30:455-61. 2007
    ..one hundred animals with clinical signs were investigated for detection of Feline Herpesvirus type-1 (FHV-1), Chlamydophila felis, Feline Calicivirus (FCV) and Bordetella bronchiseptica from mucosal swabs...
  96. ncbi Prevalence and epidemiological features of ovine enzootic abortion in Lithuania
    J Bagdonas
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Lithuanian Veterinary Academy, Tilzes 18, LT 47181 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Pol J Vet Sci 10:239-44. 2007
    ..Analysis of smears from patological material by indirect FAT revealed that 54.5% of animals were positive to Chlamydophila abortus infection. The highest prevalence of chlamydia (66...
  97. ncbi Occurrence of antibodies against Chlamydophila abortus in sheep and goats in the Slovak Republic
    Lydia Cislakova
    Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, P J Safarik University, Srobarova 2, 041 80 Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Ann Agric Environ Med 14:243-5. 2007
    b>Chlamydophila abortus is one of the most important causative agents of enzootic abortion and other chlamydial infections of sheep and goats...
  98. ncbi Molecular characterisation of 12 Chlamydophila felis polymorphic membrane protein genes
    Ross Harley
    School of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford House, Langford, Bristol BS40 5DU, United Kingdom
    Vet Microbiol 124:230-8. 2007
    ..members of the unique chlamydial polymorphic membrane protein (pmp) family were recently described in the Chlamydophila felis genome...
  99. ncbi Investigation of pre-natal Chlamydophila abortus (Chlamydia psittaci) exposure of female lambs and the outcome of their first pregnancy
    H L Philips
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Science and Animal Husbandry, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool Teaching Hospital, Leahurst, Neston CH64 7TE, UK
    Vet J 163:329-30. 2002
  100. ncbi Evaluation of an automated complement fixation test (Seramat) for the detection of chlamydial antibodies in sheep and goat sera
    S Magnino
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell Emilia Romagna Bruno Ubertini, National Reference Laboratory for Animal Chlamydioses, Via Taramelli 7, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Vet Res Commun 29:157-61. 2005
  101. ncbi Diagnosis of ovine chlamydial abortions by PCR-RFLP performed on vaginal swabs
    F Marsilio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche Comparate, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Teramo, Italy
    Vet Res Commun 29:99-106. 2005
    ..The etiological agent is Chlamydophila (C...

Research Grants21

  1. Respiratory Panel Flow-Strip: a Point-of-Care Molecular Diagnostic Test
    CHRISTOPHER GERARD COONEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..human parainfluenza virus 1/2/3/4, Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila, and Bordetella pertussis...
  2. Role of Innate Immune System in Pathogen Induced Chronic Inflammation
    Caroline A Genco; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The pathogenic bacteria Chlamydophila pneumoniae and Porphyromanas gingivalis induce a chronic inflammatory response, although how these pathogens ..
  3. Nanotechnology-Based Detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae
    Duncan C Krause; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..assess NA- SERS discriminatory ability in mixed infections with other bacterial pathogens including Chlamydophila pneumoniae;and (2) test by NA-SERS, true clinical throat swab samples previously established as positive or ..
  4. CHLAMYDIAL INVASION OF NON-PHAGOCYTIC CELLS
    REYNALDO CARABEO; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Specific Aim 3 will address the potential mechanism of actin recruitment by the Chlamydophila caviae Tarp homolog, which does not contain the multiple repeat sequences present in C...
  5. Chlamydia pneumoniae vaccine candidates
    Bernhard Kaltenboeck; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..pneumoniae vaccine candidate proteins in respiratory disease models using several inbred mouse strains. ..
  6. Gene Duplication and Genome Evolution
    Austin Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..5) Examining the role of transposable elements in duplication of genomic segments by testing for nonrandom association between these elements and putatively duplicated blocks in the yeast genome. ..
  7. CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIAE--A PATHOGEN IN ALZHEIMERS DISEASE
    Alan Hudson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Such new information may well provide important new insights for development of novel therapeutic modalities to prevent or ameliorate late-onset AD. ..
  8. Obesity, Inflammation and Response to Therapy in Asthma
    EVERETT RAND SUTHERLAND; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  9. EVOLUTION OF IMMUNE RECOGNITION AND EVASION
    Austin L Hughes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, by increasing our understanding of the population diversity and evolutionary history of human immune system genes, this research will enhance our knowledge of human immune function in health and disease. ..
  10. Innate Immunity and RSV Infection in Children
    Theresa Guilbert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Accomplishment of these aims will allow us to begin to elucidate the immune mechanisms of the major gene-environment interactions influencing early childhood respiratory disease. ..
  11. Reiter's syndrome mechanism of chlamydial pathogenesis
    Alan Hudson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  12. C. trachomatis genomics, strain typing, and evolution
    Deborah Dean; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. PATHOGENESIS OF CHLAMYDIAL OCULAR INFECTIONS
    Deborah Dean; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A greater understanding of the pathogenesis of trachoma will aid in developing public health interventions and a vaccine that can be implemented in trachoma endemic areas throughout the world. ..
  14. Functional Genomic Analysis of the Chlamydia Inclusion
    RAPHAEL VALDIVIA; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We expect that the functional approach we propose will lead to the identification of novel classes of virulence factors and represent a major breakthrough in our understanding of Chlamydia pathogenesis. ..
  15. Chlamydia co-option of Eukaryotic Lipid Droplets
    Raphael H Valdivia; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Atypical Bacterial Infection as an Asthma Risk Factor
    EVERETT SUTHERLAND; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The candidate is intent upon using this award to support a career development program that will ensure his success as an academic physician-scientist with a focus on patient-oriented research in diseases of the lungs...
  17. Pathogenesis of Persistent Chlamydial STDs
    Deborah Dean; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..1 Description, ..
  18. Asthma: Insights & Expectations. 51st Annual Thomas L Petty Aspen Lung Conference
    EVERETT SUTHERLAND; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): [unreadable] [unreadable] N/A [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Identification of Coxiella burnetti Effector Proteins
    RAPHAEL VALDIVIA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We predict that these factors will be attractive candidates for the design of new therapeutics and vaccines. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION AND LIPOPROTEIN METABOLISM
    Maria Lopes Virella; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Our overall objective is to provide insight into the mechanisms by which anti-LDL antibodies and macrophage activation may contribute to the development(acceleration of the arteriosclerotic process. ..
  21. PROTEIN/RNA INTERACTIONS IN TRANSLATIONAL REGULATION
    Stephen Mayfield; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..4. Identify the roles of psbA associated proteins in translation by genetic analysis. 5. Characterize the role of RNA elements and trans-acting factors in translation initiation complex formation ..