A prospective social and molecular investigation of gonococcal transmission

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From: The Lancet(Vol. 356, Issue 9244)
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Document Type: Article
Length: 39 words

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Public health officials can trace the transmission of gonorrhea by analyzing polymorphisms in the opa gene of the bacterium that causes gonorrhea. This is important because it is often difficult to trace the sexual contacts of people with gonorrhea.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A67460624