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Table 4 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 D

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 I1 G3 K2 G2 K3 I4 Z1 S4 Q4 Z2 Q2 S1
  Infection Duration (Days)
Primary 6 10 6 31 14 6 45 21 14 45 52 10
Secondary 10 17 24 28 35 38 2 4 10 14 24 28
  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 11 11 13 13 11 11 12 12 9 9 13 11 14 14 12 13 11 11 13 14 14 14 11 11
V IgG 5 5 7 6 2 4 6 7 4 4 5 5 11 11 7 7 7 8 9 10 9 9 4 5
V IgA <2 <2 <2 <2 <2 <2 7 8 <2 <2 <2 2 3 5 <2 <2 4 6 8 9 10 9 <2 <2
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