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IHMC: Mycoplasma and Chlamydia Infections in Humans

Logo IHMC: Mycoplasma and Chlamydia Infections in Humans

Domain Health and wellbeing

Technology Metaomic

Focuses of research & scientific skills

  • Comparative genomics of human mycoplasmas for two pathogenic species: Mycoplasma pneumoniae responsible for respiratory infections and Mycoplasma hominis responsible for urogenital and neonatal infections.
  • Host-mycoplasma interactions and in particular the interaction of M. Hominis with the innate immune system in humans.
  • Epidemiology and diagnosis of mycoplasma and C. trachomatis infections: molecular diagnosis, molecular typing methods, antibiotic susceptibility, acquired resistance to antibiotics and epidemiological studies on C. trachomatis, M. pneumoniae, Mycoplasma genitalium, M. Hominis and Ureaplasma spp. infections. This scientific area includes ther research activities of the CNR on bacterial STI caused by C. trachomatis and urogenital mycoplasmas.


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université de Bordeaux INRA