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Table 3 Serological Analysis of Plasma and Vaginal Secretions from Representative Animals Following Primary Infection with Either Chlamydia trachomatis Serovar H or D and Immediately Prior to Infection with Serovar H

From: Acquired homotypic and heterotypic immunity against oculogenital Chlamydia trachomatis serovars following female genital tract infection in mice

  H Primary Infection D Primary Infection
Animal J1 H3 J3 L1 H4 J2 R1 X1 X2 R4 T2 Y4
  Infection Duration (Days)
Primary 24 24 8 24 6 24 38 42 24 42 28 42
Secondary 2 4 10 10 21 21 2 2 4 6 14 17
  Plasma and Vaginal Secretion Titers (Log 2) and IgG Immunoblot Reactions Against serovar H and D
  H D H D H D H D H D H D H D H D H D H D H D H D
P IgG 14 13 13 13 7 8 13 13 7 8 13 13 12 13 13 14 13 13 14 14 13 13 12 13
V IgG 8 8 8 8 2 3 9 9 <2 <2 8 9 7 8 8 7 8 9 8 8 8 8 8 8
V IgA 9 8 8 8 <2 <2 8 8 <2 <2 4 4 5 7 8 9 7 8 7 8 8 9 8 9
MW (kD) P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V P V
190          - - - -     -   -   -                             
140                                                 
120                              · -    · -               
115                                                 
110                                  · ·               
108                                                 
106                                             
102                                                 
100                                    - ·             
96                                                 
92                      · -                ·           
90                                                 
78                              · -                   
72                                                 
66                  · -                · -            ·   
64                                                 
62 · - · · · ·              - · · · · · · · - · ·      · ·     
61.5                                                 
60 · ·              · - · -
58                              · -                   
56                              · -                   
50                  · - · -                          · -   
46.5 ·    · -      · · -      ·    · - ·      · · -
40                                                 
38                                                 
36                      · - · -      · -                   
33                                                 
29                · -            · - · -            · ·
26                                                 
22.5                           -                      
19.5                                                 
15.5 · · · ·                                             
  1. - = No reaction
  2. Plasma = P
  3. · = Barely visible
  4. Vaginal secretions = V
  5. • = Weak
  6. = Strong