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Chlamydia Pneumoniae: Infection and Disease

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Paperback. 286 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.7in.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, Alzheimers 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. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781475779745

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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.

Contenuti: Chlamydia pneumoniae: Prospects and Predictions for an Emerging Pathogen.- Morphology of Chlamydia pneumoniae.- Cell and Molecular Biology of Chlamydia pneumoniae.- Antibiotic Susceptibility and Treatment of Chlamydia pneumoniae Infections.- Pneumonia Caused by Chlamydia pneumoniae.- Chlamydia Detection in Blood.- Chlamydia pneumoniae Infection and Diseases: Immunity to Chlamydia pneumoniae.- Vaccines Against Chlamydia pneumoniae: Can They Be Made?.- Chlamydia pneumoniae and Atherosclerosis?An Overview of the Association.- The Biology of Chlamydia pneumoniae in Cardiovascular Disease Pathogenesis.- Animal Models of Chlamydia pneumoniae Infection and Atherosclerosis.- Antiinfective Trials for the Treatment of Chlamydia pneumoniae in Coronary Artery Disease.- Chlamydia pneumoniae and Myocarditis.- Chlamydia pneumoniae as a Candidate Pathogen in Multiple Sclerosis.- Chlamydia pneumoniae in the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer?s Disease.- Chlamydia pneumoniae and Inflammatory Arthritis.- Role of Chlamydia pneumoniae as an Inducer of Asthma.- Respiratory Tract Infections Caused by C. pneumoniae in Pediatric Patients.

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Title: Chlamydia Pneumoniae: Infection and Disease

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.

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