We describe an outbreak of familial infection of Chlamydia pneumoniae, an etiological agent for respiratory tract infections. In a family member detection of C. pneumoniae on a pharyngeal swab by polymerase chain reaction was positive until four months after the onset of symptoms, despite a course of antibiotics known to be effective against Chlamydia species

Migliorini, L., Canocchi, V., Valassina, M., Zanelli, G., & Cellesi, C. (2003). Outbreak and persistence of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in a Italian family. LE INFEZIONI IN MEDICINA, 11, 157-160.

Outbreak and persistence of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in a Italian family

VALASSINA, MARCELLO;ZANELLI, GIACOMO;CELLESI, CARLA
2003

Abstract

We describe an outbreak of familial infection of Chlamydia pneumoniae, an etiological agent for respiratory tract infections. In a family member detection of C. pneumoniae on a pharyngeal swab by polymerase chain reaction was positive until four months after the onset of symptoms, despite a course of antibiotics known to be effective against Chlamydia species
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