Two cases of persistent C. trachomatis infection in the human genital tract?
The following is from a presentation of two cases, chosen to illustrate the practical problems that chronic chlamydial genital tract infection can pose to the clinician. To the physician concerned, this was very much an example of persistent chlamydial infection. Whether these cases can be related to laboratory models of persistent infection is a point for debate.
There are two cases with a summary at the end of each. Follow through the slides in the indicated sequence, double clicking on the thumbnail to see the slide. Registered users please post any comments you may have on these cases in the comments box below.
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[With thanks to the clinical colleague who provided these interesting cases]
MeWard May 2002
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