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Chlamydia pneumoniae IgA titres and coronary heart disease; prospective study and meta-analysis.

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AIMS: To examine associations between Chlamydia pneumoniae IgA titres and incident coronary heart disease, and to compare them with associations previously reported between C. pneumoniae IgG titres and coronary heart disease. METHODS AND RESULTS: We measured serum concentrations of C. pneumoniae IgA antibodies in 502 coronary heart disease cases and in 1005 age- and town-matched controls 'nested' in a community-based prospective study of 5661 British men (mean follow-up in controls, 16 years)...

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10.1053/euhj.2001.2801

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Journal:
European heart journal
Volume:
23
Issue:
5
Pages:
371-375
Publication date:
2002-03-05
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EISSN:
1522-9645
ISSN:
0195-668X
URN:
uuid:90c5a69d-f8ff-4f46-a4df-0483ec314f4c
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1913
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pubs:1913

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