Antibiotic treatment of Chlamydia pneumoniae for secondary prevention of cardiovascular events.

@article{Grayston1998AntibioticTO,
  title={Antibiotic treatment of Chlamydia pneumoniae for secondary prevention of cardiovascular events.},
  author={J. Thomas Grayston},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1998},
  volume={97 17},
  pages={1669-70}
}
Since the publication of two preliminary antibiotic treatment trials for secondary prevention of cardiovascular events in persons with coronary artery disease (CAD), there has been increased interest in the possibility that the association between Chlamydia pneumoniaeand atherosclerosis is causal and that antibiotic treatment can have a favorable effect on the complications and outcome of the disease. The impetus for these trials was the repeated demonstration by many investigators of an… CONTINUE READING
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