Association of prior infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae and angiographically demonstrated coronary artery disease.

@article{Thom1992AssociationOP,
  title={Association of prior infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae and angiographically demonstrated coronary artery disease.},
  author={David H. Thom and J. Thomas Grayston and David S Siscovick and Sheng Peng Wang and Noel S Weiss and Janet R. Daling},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1992},
  volume={268 1},
  pages={68-72}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between prior infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae, as measured by IgG antibody, and coronary artery disease. DESIGN A population-based, case-control study. SETTING Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, a Seattle-based health maintenance organization. PARTICIPANTS Men 55 years of age and younger and women 65 years of age and younger. Cases (n = 171) were members of Group Health Cooperative undergoing diagnostic coronary angiography who had at least… CONTINUE READING
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