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
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StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

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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, 2006.

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Arcari, Christine M. ; Nelson, Kenrad E. ; Netski, Dale M. ; Nieto, F. Javier ; Gaydos, Charlotte A. / No association between hepatitis C virus seropositivity and acute myocardial infarction. In: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 2006 ; Vol. 43, No. 6.
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