Maria-Eleni K Alexandrou

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BACKGROUND To examine the relationship between Chlamydia pneumoniae (C. pneumoniae) seropositivity and carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in three selected groups: 1) hypertensives; 2) white coat hypertensives; and 3) normotensives. Epstein-Barr antibodies were also measured. METHODS The 340 participants underwent 24-h ambulatory blood pressure (BP)(More)
Previous studies have linked essential sustained hypertension with Chlamydia pneumoniae (C. pneumoniae) and changes in intima-media thickness (IMT) of carotid arteries. The aim of this study was to examine if similar associations exist in subjects with white-coat hypertension. C. pneumoniae IgA and IgG antibody titers were measured in 125 patients with(More)
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