Table 3

Serovars detected in Chlamydia trachomatis positive samples.

Nucleotide

Variant change

Genbank accession number


Chlamydia genotype

Frequency N (%)

Positiona

Nucleotide

Amino acid

Reference strain

Reference

This study


D

2 (3.6)

-

-

-

D-IC-CAL8

DQ06428

HM230054

E

27 (49.0)

-

-

-

E-Bour

X52557

HM230055

E variantb

1 (1.8)

372

C > T

Silent (C)

E-Bour

X52557

HM230056

F

12 (21.8)

-

-

-

F-IC-Cal13

X52080

HM230057

G

3 (5.5)

-

-

-

G-DK-K1

AM90115

HM230058

G variantc

2 (3.6)

487; 1003

A > G; T > G

S > G; S > A

G-DK-K1

AM90115

HM230059

Ia

1 (1.8)

-

-

-

Ia-IU-TC0167ut

FJ26194

HM230061

J

1 (1.8)

-

-

-

J-UW-36

DQ06429

HM230062

K

3 (5.5)

-

-

-

K-UW-31

DQ06429

HM230063

N/Ad

2 (3.6)


Total

55


a - based on reference strain omp1 sequence

b - E variant has 100% homology to Genbank sequence GU903922 (C. trachomatis strain 1969 from Australian MSM population)

c - G variant has 100% homology to Genbank sequence FJ261928 (G/IU-FW0267)

d - N/A: serovar unable to be determined.

Walker et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:35   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-35

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