SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.26, no.7, pp.1068-1074, 2005 (SCI-Expanded)
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SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated:
Objectives: Atherosclerosis is pathologically similar to a chronic inflammatory response. Recent reports have suggested that Chlamydia pneumoniae (C. pneumoniae) and Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) play a role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis but this relation has not been confirmed on an inflammatory background.