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Role of Coxsackie B viruses in myocardial infarction.
  1. S F Wood,
  2. A S Rogen,
  3. E J Bell,
  4. N R Grist

    Abstract

    Serological evidence of Coxsackie B virus infection was found in 13.5 per cent of 52 patients with acute myocardial infarction and in 19 per cent of 52 controls with chest pain but normal electrocardiograms. In contrast to an Australian report, but in agreement with previous findings in Glasgow, it seems unlikely that Coxsackie B viruses contribute significantly to the causation of myocardial infarction.

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