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)
JournalClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume43
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

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