The possible role of hepatitis A virus in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis.

@article{Zhu2000ThePR,
  title={The possible role of hepatitis A virus in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis.},
  author={Jianhui Zhu and Arshed A Quyyumi and James E Norman and Rene Costello and Gyorgy Csako and Stephen E. Epstein},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2000},
  volume={182 6},
  pages={1583-7}
}
The possible association between hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection and coronary artery disease (CAD) was studied. Blood from 391 patients undergoing coronary angiography was tested for serum IgG antibodies to HAV and C-reactive protein (CRP). Of the 391 patients, 205 (52%) had anti-HAV IgG antibodies. CAD prevalence was 74% in HAV-seropositive and 52% in HAV-seronegative patients (P<.0001); significance persisted after adjustment for either traditional CAD risk factors or for risk factors plus… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures and tables from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 34 extracted citations

IsThere A Link Between Periodontitis and Cardiovascular Disease ?

IsThere A Link
2005
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Viral infection and atherosclerosis

European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases • 2018

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…