Isolation of Chlamydia trachomatis from throat and rectum of homosexual men

Br J Vener Dis. 1977 Jun;53(3):184-5. doi: 10.1136/sti.53.3.184.


Isolation of Chlamydia trachomatis is reported from homosexual men: from the throat with no abnormal symptoms and from the rectum in two cases of proctitis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Chlamydia Infections / transmission
  • Chlamydia trachomatis / isolation & purification*
  • Homosexuality*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Pharynx / microbiology*
  • Proctitis / microbiology
  • Rectum / microbiology*