Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 12th, 2000
The study, presented by researchers in Canada, found that Chlamydia pneumoniae, an organism that causes a variety of illnesses associated with the respiratory tract, could be detected in the brain tissues of patients who had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease (AD).
Researchers from several universities in Ontario, Canada, participated in the study efforts; the lead author of the study was James B. Mahony of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
Mahony et al. reported that one...
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