Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies in severe essential hypertension.

Abstract

Several studies have implied an association between Chlamydia pneumoniae (C. pneumoniae) and cardiovascular disease. Our study was designed to determine whether this organism is associated with severe essential hypertension in a multiracial British population. Antibodies to C. pneumoniae were measured by microimmunofluorescence in 123 patients with chronic… (More)

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@article{Cook1998ChlamydiaPA, title={Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies in severe essential hypertension.}, author={Peter Cook and Gregory Y. H. Lip and Paul W Davies and D Gareth Beevers and Richard Wise and David Honeybourne}, journal={Hypertension}, year={1998}, volume={31 2}, pages={589-94} }