Chlamydia pneumoniae-atherosclerosis link: a sound concept in search for clinical relevance.

Abstract

The potential role of Chlamydia pneumoniae (Cpn) in atherosclerosis has attracted considerable attention. On the basis of early encouraging results, it was anticipated that infection with Cpn might prove a novel treatable risk factor for atherosclerosis, with a relevance comparable to that of Helicobacter pylori in peptic ulcer disease. The effect of… (More)

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