Can’t Tell a Bacterial Player Without a Scorecard

C. trachomatis inclusion bodies image courtesy of CDC

C. trachomatis inclusion bodies image courtesy of CDC

From the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Washington

I was surprised this morning to learn that Chlamydia organisms are gone with the wind.  Eradication?  Dream on.  No, apparently Chlamydia [kluhmid-ee-uh] organisms now go by the name of Chlamydophila [kla-mid-ō-fil′ă].  Guess I missed that memo.

—Kerri Wachter

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