Failure to demonstrate Chlamydia pneumoniae in cardiovascular tissue from children with Kawasaki disease

Margaret R. Hammerschlag*, Jens Boman, Anne H. Rowley

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Abstract

Chlamydia pneumoniae has been associated with atherosclerosis and myocardial infarction in adults. Coronary artery tissues of five fatal cases of Kawasaki disease were examined by PCR; none was positive.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)76-77
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 3 2001

Keywords

  • Chlamydia pneumoniae
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Polymerase chain reaction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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