Chlamydia pneumoniae Infection and Disease

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 cer...

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Main Author: Friedman, Herman
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Yamamoto, Yoshimasa (Editor), Bendinelli, Mauro (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Boston, MA Springer US 2004, 2004
Series:Infectious Agents and Pathogenesis
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary: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
Physical Description:XIX, 286 p online resource
ISBN:9780306487415