The progression of lower limb atherosclerosis is associated with IgA antibodies against Chlamydia pneumoniae.

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OBJECTIVE to study the influence of serologically diagnosed chronic infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae on the progression of lower limb atherosclerosis in a group of disposed men. MATERIAL AND METHODS the highest systolic brachial and lowest systolic ankle blood pressures were followed for an average of 2.7 years in 129 men aged 65-73 years with… (More)

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