Serologic evidence for Chlamydia trachomatis myocarditis

R. E. Ringel, J. I. Brenner, M. B. Rennels, S. W. Huang, S. P. Wang, J. T. Grayston, M. A. Berman

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Serologic studies in a 9-year-old black girl with acute infectious myocarditis revealed a dramatic rise in antichlamydial antibodies. All viral titers obtained during the course of her illness remained nonreactive or demonstrated no change. Chlamydia trachomatis infection, as a cause of myocarditis, is strongly suggested by this case report.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)54-56
Number of pages3
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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