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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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