Table 1

Onset of disease and results from immunofluorescence staining for Chlamydia LPS and C. trachomatis MOMP, Western blot, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and electron microscopy (EM) in 4 patients selected for new biopsies

Patient

Onset of IBS symptoms

Archive biopsies

New biopsies

2007

Western blot

2007

PCR

EM


Year

LPS

MOMP

LPS

MOMP

LPS

MOMP

2007

2007


1

1994

1996

+

+

+

-

+

-

-

+


2

1985

2000

+

+

+

-

+

-

-

+


3

1968

2001

+

+

+

-

+

-

-

+


4

1977

1997

+

+

+

-

+

-

-

+


Dlugosz et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2010 10:19   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-10-19

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