Chlamydia pneumoniae-based atherosclerosis: a smoking gun.

Chronic and acute infectious diseases have been implicated in modifying the risk of atherosclerosis independently or in collaboration with conventional risk factors. During the past two decades, the discussion on microbial agents and atherosclerosis has mainly been centred on Chlamydia pneumoniae. The strongest evidence linking Chlamydia pneumoniae and… (More)