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Forum on Immunopathological Diseases and Therapeutics
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ISSN Imprimir: 2151-8017
ISSN On-line: 2151-8025

Archives: Volume 1, 2010 to Volume 7, 2016

Forum on Immunopathological Diseases and Therapeutics

DOI: 10.1615/ForumImmunDisTher.2017020161
pages 237-254

Chlamydia pneumoniae Infection and Inflammatory Diseases

Rebecca A. Porritt
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Timothy R. Crother
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Burns and Allen Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048

RESUMO

Chlamydia pneumonia, an obligate intracellular bacterial pathogen, has long been investigated as a potential developmental or exacerbating factor in various pathologies. Its unique lifestyle and ability to disseminate throughout the host while persisting in relative safety from the immune response has placed this obligate intracellular pathogen in the crosshairs as a potentially mitigating factor in chronic inflammatory diseases. Many animal model and human correlative studies have been performed to confirm or deny a role for C. pneumonia infection in these disorders. In some cases, antibiotic clinical trials were conducted to prove a link between bacterial infections and atherosclerosis. In this review, we detail the latest information regarding the potential role that C. pneumonia infection may have in chronic inflammatory diseases.


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