Serum antibody response to the heat shock protein 60 of Chlamydia trachomatis in women with developing cervical cancer.

@article{Paavonen2003SerumAR,
  title={Serum antibody response to the heat shock protein 60 of Chlamydia trachomatis in women with developing cervical cancer.},
  author={Jorma Paavonen and K. P. Karunakaran and Yasuyuki Noguchi and Tarja Anttila and Aini Bloigu and Joakim Dillner and G{\"o}ran Hallmans and Timo Hakulinen and E. J. Jellum and Pentti Koskela and Matti Lehtinen and Steinar Thoresen and Henry Lam and Caxia Shen and Robert C. Brunham},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2003},
  volume={189 5},
  pages={1287-92}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine whether serum antibody response to the three versions of chlamydial heat shock protein 60 is associated with an increased risk for cervical cancer. STUDY DESIGN Women with cervical carcinoma were identified by linking the data files of three Nordic serum banks with cancer registries. Overall, 178 women with invasive cervical carcinoma were identified. For each case, the earliest prediagnostic serum sample was chosen, and three matched… CONTINUE READING
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