Table 1.

Properties of the chlamydial strains investigated

Species and serovar/strainbYr isolatedLocationAnatomic site/speciesaDiseasea,bReference
ompAomcB
C. trachomatis
 A/Har-131958EgyptCo/HuTrachoma3This study
 A/Sa-11957Saudi ArabiaCo/HuTrachoma31
 B/Jali201985GambiaCo/HuTrachoma3376
 B/TW-51959TaiwanCo/HuTrachoma14
 Ba/Apache-21960ArizonaCo/HuTrachoma71
 C/TW-31959TaiwanCo/HuTrachoma1418
 D/B-1201983???STD64
 D/IC-Cal-81991???STD64
 D/UW-31965Washington?Cx?/HuCervicitis?This study
 Da/TW-4481985?TaiwanCo/HuTrachoma64
 E/Bour1959CaliforniaCo/HuTrachoma5418
 E/DK-201967?DenmarkCo/HuConjunctivitis11
 F/IC-Cal-31960?CaliforniaCo/HuConjunctivitis81None
 G/UW-571971WashingtonCx/HuCervicitis71This study
 H/UW-41965WashingtonCx/HuCervicitis14This study
 I/UW-121966WashingtonUr/HuUrethritis71This study
 Ia/IU-41681987IndianaUr/Hu?71
 J/UW-361971WashingtonCx/HuCervicitis14This study
 Ja/IU-375381985IndianaCx/Hu?71
 K/UW-311973?WashingtonCx/HuCervicitis71This study
 L1/4401968CaliforniaLn/HuLGV5610
 L2/4341968CaliforniaLn/HuLGV682
 L2a/UW-3961985?US/EuropeLn/HuLGV?14
 L3/4041967CaliforniaLn/HuLGV2318
 LGV-981994?South AfricaLn?/HuLGV34
 LGV-2241994?South AfricaLn?/HuLGV34
 LGV-1151994?South AfricaLn?/HuLGV34
 MoPn/NiggII1939MinnesotaLu/MoAsymptomatic2257
 Hamster/SFPD1991?Ileum?/HaIleitis79
C. pneumoniae
 /TWAR-IOL-2071967IranCo/HuTrachoma874
 /N161990?England?NP/horseNasal discharge70
 /TWAR-AR-391983WashingtonThroat/HuPharyngitis48
 /Koala1993?AustraliaCo/koalaConjunctivitis27
 /UV-BL1996TennesseeCNS/HuMS66
C. psittaci
 /EAE-A22-M1949ScotlandLambAbortion5575
 /EAE-S26-31984?ScotlandLambAbortion35
 /GPIC11963?MassachusettsCo/GPAsymptomatic80
 /Mn-Cal101936CaliforniaLu/ferretAsymptomatic80
 /6BC1941California?/Parakeet?1920
 AvianC/11994???/Avian?None
 AvianC/21994???/Avian?None
 /N3521982?EnglandCloaca/DuckAsymptomatic?70
 /Fe-pring1984England?Co/CatConjunctivitis70
  • a Co, conjunctiva; Hu, human; Cx, cervix; Ur, urethra; Ln, lymph node; Lu, lung; RT, respiratory tract; CNS, central nervous system; MS, multiple sclerosis.

  • b LGV, lymphogranuloma venereum; Mo, mouse; GP, guinea pig; Ha, hamster.