Relationship between Chlamydophila Pneumoniae and Atherosclerosis
The present work to evaluate whether there is a significant relationship between atherosclerosis and Chlamydophila Pneumoniae (C. pneumoniae) infection by using the Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) techniques to detect the antibodies, and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to detect the microbial DNA. Case-control study was carried out on atheromatous plaque and serum samples obtained from 74 patients with peripheral arterial ... Read more