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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study patients, and number of patients with pathologic findings in bicycle or scintigraphy stress-test.

From: Lack of association between Chlamydia Pneumoniae serology and endothelial dysfunction of coronary arteries

  All patients CP positive CP negative
Number 16 10 (62.5 %) 6 (37.5 %)
Age (years) 50.7 ± 7.02 53.2 ± 6.48 47.0 ± 6.08
Sex (male) 6 male (37.5 %) 4 male (40 %) 2 male (33.3 %)
Angina class (CCS) 2.4 ± 0.48 2.4 ± 0.49 2.3 ± 0.47
Pathologic ECG in bicycle stress-test 12 (75 %) 7 (70 %) 5 (83.3 %)
Pathologic scintigraphy 5 (31.3 %) 3 (30 %) 2 (33.3 %)
Total Cholesterol levels 4.0 ± 0.58 mmol/l 154.1 ± 22.41 mg% 4.1 ± 0.68 mmol/l 157.5 ± 26.48 mg% 3.8 ± 0.28 mmol/l 148.4 ± 10.87 mg%
Systolic blood pressure 121 ± 12.0 mmHg 120 ± 11.7 mmHg 122 ± 12.4 mmHg
Smoking history (last 10 years) All negative All negative All negative
  1. Total Cholesterol levels were below 200 mg% (5.2 mmol/l) in all patients, the systolic blood pressure did not exceed 139 mmHg in any case.
  2. CP: Chlamydia pneumoniae {values are mean ± SD, % of each group}.