Chlamydophila caviae Everett et al.
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Chlamydial group CF antigen present. Non-infectious for the conjunctivae of the mouse, hamster, rabbit and only slightly or irregularly infectious for the conjunctiva of the Mongolian gerbil. In general, inclusions are visible 3-4 days after inoculation of GP eye, vagina and urethra with approximately 10(3) dilution of the y.s.
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