Early childhood hospitalisation with infection and subclinical atherosclerosis in adulthood: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study

David Paul Burgner, Matthew A Sabin, Costan Magnussen, Micheal Cheung, Cong Sun, Mika Kahonen, Nina Hutri-Kahonen, Terho Lehtimaki, Eero Jokinen, Tomi Laitinen, Jorma S A Viikari, Olli T Raitakari, Markus Juonala

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Most infections occur in pre-school children but the severity of the inflammatory response to common pathogens varies considerably. We examined the relationship between early childhood infections of sufficient severity to warrant hospitalisation, and markers of subclinical atherosclerosis in adulthood.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)496 - 502
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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