Detection of chlamydia trachomatis antigen using the direct immunofluorescence technique: a four year survey in Northwestern Greece (Journal article)

Kostoula, A. G./ Bobojianni, C./ Dea, A. D./ Deska, E. A./ Papadopoulou, C./ Antoniades, G.


The prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis antigen in patients visiting the University Hospital of Ioannina, North-western Greece during 1991-1993 is surveyed. Six hundred and twenty two (622) samples (scrapings from the cervix, uretra and conjunctiva) were examined for the detenction of C. trachomatis antigen using the direct immunofluorescence technique (DIF). From the 662 samples examined by DIF, 579 were found negative (93%) and 43 positive (7%).
Institution and School/Department of submitter: Πανεπιστήμιο Ιωαννίνων. Σχολή Επιστημών Υγείας. Τμήμα Ιατρικής
Keywords: Antigens, Bacterial/*analysis,Cervix Uteri/immunology,Chlamydia trachomatis/*immunology,Conjunctiva/immunology,Female,Fluorescent Antibody Technique, Direct,Greece,Humans,Male,Urethra/immunology
URI: http://olympias.lib.uoi.gr/jspui/handle/123456789/22571
ISSN: 0390-5462
Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8706969
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