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To: bvw

“You know what this may mean? That the increase in asthma cases among the young in the last few decades could be as result of much higher levels of sexual promiscuity in their mothers.”

No.

STD strains are completely different (Chlamydia trachomatis).

In fact, C. pneumoniae has been re-classified into a different genus (now Chlamidophila pneumoniae) based on a lack of genetic relatedness to the STD strain.


4 posted on 05/25/2011 1:59:47 PM PDT by paterfamilias
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To: paterfamilias

Thanks for the info! You see why I used the word “may”.


6 posted on 05/25/2011 2:02:27 PM PDT by bvw
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To: paterfamilias

Chlamydophila pneumoniae

Sorry for the misspelling.


7 posted on 05/25/2011 2:02:39 PM PDT by paterfamilias
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