The Chlamydiae are "obligatory" intracellular parasites. They can not
reproduce outside of a living cell.
<gkappe at my-deja.com> wrote in message news:7vubrq$dd3$1 at nnrp1.deja.com...
>> I'm trying to find out if the following bacteria are *obligatory*
> parasites of humans:
>> -Borrelia burgdorferi
> -Chlamydia pneumoniae
> -Chlamydia trachomatis
> -Haemophilus influenzae Rd
> -Helicobacter pylori
> -Mycoplasma genitalium
> -Mycoplasma pneumoniae
> -Treponema pallidum
>> Does anybody know if they are *obligatory* parasites?
>> Or does anybody know where to find this information?
>> Thanks in advance
>> Guido Kappe
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