Distribution of Chlamydia pneumoniae Infection in the Atherosclerotic Carotid Artery

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Background and Purpose—Chlamydia pneumoniae infection has recently become noteworthy in relation to atherosclerosis. We investigated by immunohistochemistry the distribution of C pneumoniae infection in the atherosclerotic carotid artery. Methods—Twenty carotid atherosclerotic lesions that were resected during carotid endarterectomy were investigated… (More)

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