Sex Transm Dis 2021 Jun 1. Epub 2021 Jun 1.
Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Association of Public Health Laboratories, Silver Spring, MD Correspondence and reprints: Ellen N. Kersh, CDC, 1600 Clifton Rd NE Mailstop H23-3; Atlanta, GA 30329; phone 404 639 2728; fax 404 639 4664.
Abstract: The frequency of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) or invasive Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) infection with serovar L1, L2 or L3 is unknown in the United States. While no diagnostic test is commercially available, we used a laboratory-developed test and detected LGV-associated serovar L2 in 14% of 132 remnant CT-positive rectal swabs. Read More