chlamydia pneumoniae strain twar, mycoplasma pneumoniae, and viral infections in acute respiratory disease in a university student health clinic population.clinical and serologic data were collected on 667 university of washington students who presented to the david hall student health center between 1983 and 1987 with acute respiratory disease. sera were tested for evidence of acute or past infections with chlamydia pneumoniae strain twar, chlamydia trachomatis, mycoplasma pneumoniae, influenza a virus, influenza b virus, adenovirus, and respiratory syncytial virus. pharyngeal swab specimens were cultured for c. pneumoniae and c. trachomatis, but ...19902372005
evidence that chlamydia pneumoniae causes pneumonia and epidemic often provides an opportunity to obtain evidence of the etiologic association of a microorganism with disease. chlamydia pneumoniae twar is a newly recognized organism whose relationship to disease is not completely understood. an outbreak of c. pneumoniae infections from november 1990 to february 1991 was studied in university of washington students. twelve twar infections were identified serologically in 54 students with acute respiratory disease. the organism was isolated from 7 o ...19938228356
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