Chlamydophila pneumoniae.

@article{Blasi2009ChlamydophilaP,
  title={Chlamydophila pneumoniae.},
  author={Francesco Blasi and Paolo Tarsia and Stefano Aliberti},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={29-35}
}
Chlamydophila pneumoniae infection is ubiquitous. It accounts for 10% of community-acquired pneumonias and 5% of cases of pharyngitis, bronchitis and sinusitis in both immunocompetent and immunocompromised hosts. It is also involved in exacerbations of chronic bronchitis and asthma. Moreover, C. pneumoniae has been reported as a possible cause of atherosclerosis and central nervous system disorders. The current reference standard for serological diagnosis of acute infection is… CONTINUE READING

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