detection of chlamydia pneumoniae in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of healthy blood donors in tehran regional educational blood transfusion centre.chlamydia pneumoniae is a common pathogen in the world often causing upper or lower respiratory tract infection and may also be linked to some chronic inflammatory diseases. recent studies have shown that a high percentage of healthy blood donors harbour chlamydia dna and antigens. the objective of this study was to investigate the presence of this microorganism among blood donors. blood samples were collected between november 2004 and march 2005 from 196 healthy blood donors. ten millilitre of ...201020409072
detection of chlamydia pneumoniae in atherosclerotic plaques of patients in tehran, iran.persistent infection of arteries with organisms such as chlamydia pneumoniae was previously found to contribute to the development of atherosclerosis. we investigate the presence of c. pneumoniae in atherosclerotic plaque by polymerase chain reaction and direct immunofluorescence assay, and we examine the correlation between clinical status and the presence of this bacterium in iran. the study group consisted of 33 atherosclerotic plaque specimens from the arteries (26 coronary and 7 abdominal a ...200919468179
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