[Chlamydia pneumoniae and atherosclerosis].

Abstract

Several seroepidemiological studies have shown an association between chronic infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae and atherosclerosis of the coronary and carotid arteries as well as with acute myocardial infarction. Chlamydia-specific antibodies and circulating immune complexes are found more often in patients than in controls. The organism can often be… (More)

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@article{Andreasen1997ChlamydiaPA, title={[Chlamydia pneumoniae and atherosclerosis].}, author={Jan Jesper Andreasen}, journal={Ugeskrift for laeger}, year={1997}, volume={159 37}, pages={5503-7} }