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Depicted in this 2007 photograph was Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Microbiologist Dr. Cheng-Yen Chen, shown preparing a pyrosequencing experiment, in order to differentiate between Chlamydia trachomatis L-serovars, responsible for lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), and other chlamydial serovars. Organisms of the same genus are further subdivided into serovars, or serotypes, which group these organisms based upon their constituent intracellular antigenic profiles.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Hsi Liu, Ph.D., MBA, James Gathany
Creation Date: 2007
Photo Credit: James Gathany
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