Childhood hospitalisation with infection and cardiovascular disease in early-mid adulthood: a longitudinal population-based study

David Paul Burgner, Matthew N Cooper, Hannah C Moore, Fiona J Stanley, Peter Lindsay Thompson, Nicholas H de Klerk, Kim W Carter

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Abstract

Pathogen-specific and overall infection burden may contribute to atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease (CVD), but the effect of infection severity and timing is unknown. We investigated whether childhood infection-related hospitalisation (IRH, a marker of severity) was associated with subsequent adult CVD hospitalisation
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere0125342
Number of pages12
JournalPLoS ONE
Volume10
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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