Infectious burden and cognitive function: the Northern Manhattan Study.

@article{Katan2013InfectiousBA,
  title={Infectious burden and cognitive function: the Northern Manhattan Study.},
  author={Mira Katan and Yeseon Park Moon and Myunghee Cho Paik and Ralph L. Sacco and Clinton B Wright and Mitchell S. V. Elkind},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={80 13},
  pages={1209-15}
}
OBJECTIVE We hypothesized that infectious burden (IB), a composite serologic measure of exposure to common pathogens (i.e., Chlamydia pneumoniae, Helicobacter pylori, cytomegalovirus, and herpes simplex virus 1 and 2) associated with vascular risk in the prospective Northern Manhattan Study (NOMAS), would also be associated with cognition. METHODS… CONTINUE READING