Chlamydia pneumoniae: Infection and Disease

Hardcover | August 25, 2004

EditorHerman Friedman, Yoshimasa Yamamoto, Mauro Bendinelli

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Chlamydia pneumoniae is a bacteria that is most commonly known for causing colds and pneumonia. However, researchers have recently found a link between C. pneumoniae and atherosclerosis, a clogging of the arteries that causes heart attack and stroke. In addition, ongoing research is showing that certain strains may play a role in asthma, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, and arthritis. This volume, part of the Infectious Agents and Pathogenesis series, is a complete portrait of C. pneumoniae and what is currently known about it.

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Chlamydia pneumoniae is a bacteria that is most commonly known for causing colds and pneumonia. However, researchers have recently found a link between C. pneumoniae and atherosclerosis, a clogging of the arteries that causes heart attack and stroke. In addition, ongoing research is showing that certain strains may play a role in asthm...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:305 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.27 inPublished:August 25, 2004Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306484870

ISBN - 13:9780306484872

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