- International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
- Volume 39, Issue 1
f Chlamydia pneumoniae sp. nov. for Chlamydia sp. Strain TWAR
- Authors: J. THOMAS GRAYSTON*, CHO-CHOU KUO, LEE ANN CAMPBELL, SAN-PIN WANG
- *Corresponding author.
- First Published Online: 01 January 1989, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 39: 88-90, doi: 10.1099/00207713-39-1-88
- Subject: Original Papers Relating To Systematic Bacteriology
- Issue Published:
A third species, Chlamydia pneumoniae, is proposed for the genus Chlamydia. This bacterium is a human respiratory pathogen, which has been referred to as the TWAR strain of Chlamydia. Species identification is based on ultrastructural differences in the elementary bodies, deoxyribonucleic acid analysis, and serology.
Copyright © 1989 International Union of Microbiological Societies | Published by the Microbiology Society
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