Journal Article

Innate immunity is sufficient for the clearance of <i>Chlamydia trachomatis</i> from the female mouse genital tract

Gail L. Sturdevant and Harlan D. Caldwell

in Pathogens and Disease

Volume 72, issue 1, pages 70-73
Published in print October 2014 |
Published online October 2014 | e-ISSN: 2049-632X | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2049-632X.12164

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We show using Rag1 deficient mice that genital tract infections caused by human and murine chlamydial strains are differentially resolved by innate and adaptive immune mechanisms.

Keywords: Chlamydiae; human and mouse strains; Rag−/− mice; female genital tract; innate immunity; adaptive immunity

Journal Article.  2144 words.  Illustrated.

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