Journal article

Low prevalence of Chlamydia psittaci infection in French patients with ocular adnexal lymphomas (OAL)

D Decaudin, A Subtil, A Ferreri, A Vincent-Salomon, M Ponzoni, L Lumbroso-Le Rouic, R Dendale, M Escande, R Dolcetti, P De Cremoux

Journal of Clinical Oncology | American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) | Published : 2006

Abstract

17536 Background: A high prevalence of Chlamydia psittaci infection in both tumor tissues and peripheral blood mononuclear cells of Italian patients with OAL has been reported (Ferreri AJ, Guidoboni M, Ponzoni M, De Conciliis C, Dell’Oro S, Fleischhauer K, et al. Evidence for an association between Chlamydia psittaci and ocular adnexal lymphomas. J Natl Cancer Inst 2004;96(8):586–94.) This association has not been confirmed in some regions of the USA, and no data from other European countries are available. We therefore investigated the presence of DNA of C. psittaci, C. trachomatis, and C. pneumoniae DNA in French patients (pts) with OAL. Methods: Tumor samples from ophthalmologic biopsies..

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