Chlamydia infection status, genotype, and age-related macular degeneration

  title={Chlamydia infection status, genotype, and age-related macular degeneration},
  author={Sam Khandhadia and Sebastian Foster and Angela Cree and Helen L. Griffiths and Clive Osmond and Srinivas V. Goverdhan and Andrew J. Lotery},
  booktitle={Molecular vision},
PURPOSE To evaluate whether Chlamydia (C.) infections are associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and to assess if this association is influenced by the complement factor H (CFH) Y402H or the high temperature requirement A serine peptidase 1 (HTRA1) rs11200638 risk genotypes. METHODS One hundred ninety-nine AMD patients with early and late forms of the disease and 100 unaffected controls, at least 50 years old were included in the study. Patients in the AMD and control groups… CONTINUE READING
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