genus Chlamydia

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Related to genus Chlamydia: Chlamydia trachomatis
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Noun1.genus Chlamydia - type genus of the family Chlamydiaceae: disease-causing parasites
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
Chlamydiaceae, family Chlamydiaceae - Gram-negative parasites in warm-blooded vertebrates
chlamydia - coccoid rickettsia infesting birds and mammals; cause infections of eyes and lungs and genitourinary tract
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(1) According to the most recent classification, the Chlamydiaceae family with a single genus Chlamydia consists of 12 species including C pneumoniae, C abortus, C caviae, C felis, C psittaci, C muridarum, C pecorum, C suis, C trachomatis, C avium, C gallinacea, and C ibidis.
A similar pattern in the distribution of MBL levels was observed in the three groups seropositive for the genus Chlamydia (Figure 1B).