chlamydia pneumoniae and acute myocardial infarction in jerusalem.a number of studies in european and north american populations have reported associations between chlamydia pneumoniae seropositivity and coronary heart disease (chd). our objective was to assess the association of igg and iga antibodies to c. pneumoniae with acute myocardial infarction (mi) in a population-based case-control study in a middle eastern country.19979279604
high prevalence of antibodies to chlamydia pneumoniae; determinants of igg and iga seropositivity among jerusalem residents.the prevalence of antibodies to chlamydia pneumoniae was examined in a stratified random sample of 581 jerusalem adult residents between august 1987 and march 1989. igg and iga titres were measured by microimmunofluorescence, and associations with smoking and socio-demographic variables were assessed. igg antibodies were found in 84.5% (95% confidence interval (ci): 80.4-87.9) of men and 68.7% (95% ci: 61.6-75.0) of women (p < 0.0001 for sex difference), indicating a very high rate of exposure i ...19957781734
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