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Table 1 C. trachomatis genotype distribution according to sample origin.

From: Distribution study of Chlamydia trachomatis genotypes in symptomatic patients in Buenos Aires, Argentina: association between genotype E and neonatal conjunctivitis

  Type of sample  
Genotype detected Neonatal conjunctivala
n (%)
Adult urogenitalb
n (%)
P value
B Complex    
   D 6 (7.9) 24 (19.5) 0.043
   E 55 (72.4) 57 (46.3) 0.00056
Intermediate Group    
   F 4 (5.3) 18 (14.6) 0.069
   G 7 (9.2) 6 (4.9) 0.36
C Complex    
   H 1 (1.3) 1 (0.8) 0.69
   I 1 (1.3) 8 (6.5) 0.17
   Ja 0 2 (1.6) 0.53
   K 2 (2.6) 7 (5.7) 0.51
  1. a76 neonatal conjunctival swabs.
  2. b42 male urethral swabs, and 81 endocervical swabs. The distribution by gender is given in Figure 1.