No association between hepatitis C virus seropositivity and acute myocardial infarction.

Christine M. Arcari, Kenrad E. Nelson, Dale M. Netski, F. Javier Nieto, Charlotte A. Gaydos

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Abstract

Recent studies have linked hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection with carotid atherosclerosis. We investigated the association between HCV seropositivity and acute myocardial infarction using a well-established cohort of young men in the US military and found no evidence to support this association.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e53-56
JournalClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume43
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 2006

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No association between hepatitis C virus seropositivity and acute myocardial infarction. / Arcari, Christine M.; Nelson, Kenrad E.; Netski, Dale M.; Nieto, F. Javier; Gaydos, Charlotte A.

In: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Vol. 43, No. 6, 15.09.2006, p. e53-56.

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