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Chlamydiales MLST Databases

This site uses two linked databases powered by the BIGSdb genomics platform. The sequence definition database contains allele sequence and MLST profile definitions whereas the isolate database contains provenance and epidemiological information. Further details about BIGSdb can be found in Jolley & Maiden 2010, BMC Bioinformatics 11:595.

These databases support two MLST schemes: one for the Chlamydiales order and one specific for C. trachomatis. These are described in Pannekoek et al. (2008) BMC Microbiol 8:42 and Dean et al. (2009) Emerg Infect Dis 15:1385-94.

Database curated by Yvonne Pannekoek.

Citing the database

The preferred format for citing this website in publications is:

This publication made use of the Chlamydiales MLST website (https://pubmlst.org/ chlamydiales/) sited at the University of Oxford (Jolley et al. Wellcome Open Res 2018, 3:124 [version 1; referees: 2 approved]). The development of this site has been funded by the Wellcome Trust.


Sequence database
Sequences: 62,174
C. trachomatis cgMLST v1.0: 369
MLST (Chlamydiales): 298
MLST (C. trachomatis): 88
MLST (C. trachomatis Uppsala): 520
Plasmid MLST: 47
Last updated: 2020-07-01

Isolate database
Isolates: 4,566
Last updated: 2020-07-01