Circulating antibodies to a conserved epitope of the chlamydia trachomatis 60-kDa heat shock protein is associated with decreased spontaneous fertility rate in ectopic pregnant women treated by salpingectomy

I. Sziller, Peter Fedorcsák, Z. Csapó, Katalin Szirmai, Iara M. Linhares, Z. Papp, Steven S. Witkin

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Abstract

Problem: This prospective study was aimed to evaluate whether non-invasive clinical and serologic parameters of tubal disease are predictive for subsequent spontaneous conception and pregnancy outcome after first episode of ectopic pregnancy (EP). Method of study: Overall, 144 women aged

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-104
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Reproductive Immunology
Volume59
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2008

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Salpingectomy
Chaperonin 60
Ectopic Pregnancy
Birth Rate
Chlamydia trachomatis
Pregnancy Outcome
Pregnant Women
Epitopes
Prospective Studies
Antibodies

Keywords

  • 60-kDa heat shock protein
  • Chlamydia trachomatis
  • Conserved epitopes
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Fertility
  • Immunity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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