TITLE

Growth in Vascular Cells and Cytokine Production by Chlamydia pneumoniae

AUTHOR(S)
Gaydos, Charlotte A.
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Journal of Infectious Diseases;6/15/2000 Supplement 3, Vol. 181, pS473
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Proposes the need for studies to learn the relationship between productive infection and persistence, the ability of Chlamydia pneumoniae to affect the immune response, and the potential for C. pneumoniae to influence atheromatous lesions. Proposed pathogenesis of C. pneumoniae in atherosclerosis; Locations of in vitro growth of the organism; Transmission of the infection to human coronary artery endothelial cells.
ACCESSION #
5256652

 

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