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Chlamydia trachomatis is the most prevalent bacterial sexually transmitted infection world –wide and a leading cause of infertility in women. This project involves screening patient samples with a number of proteins we hypothesis to be involved in development of tubal factor infertility in women.
The project includes analysis of patients with acute infections and chronic infections such as infertility. The project will also examine the potential pathogenic role of the proteases in establishment of chronic disease.
This project uses a range of methods including:
- molecular microbiology
- general molecular
- cell culture
- bacterial culture
- some biochemical approaches.