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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2011, Article ID 481890, 6 pages
Research Article

Chlamydia trachomatis Genotypes and the Swedish New Variant among Urogenital Chlamydia trachomatis Strains in Finland

1Haartman Institute, Department of Virology, University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 21, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
2Clinic of Venereal Diseases, Skin and Allergy Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P.O. Box 160, 00029 HUS, Finland
3Department of Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, National Institute of Health and Welfare, P.O. Box 30, 00271 Helsinki, Finland
4Helsinki University Central Hospital, Laboratory Division (HUSLAB), Department of Virology and Immunology, P.O. Box 400, 00029 HUS, Finland

Received 20 December 2010; Revised 15 February 2011; Accepted 3 March 2011

Academic Editor: Louise Hafner

Copyright © 2011 Suvi Niemi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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