Table V.

C. pneumoniae-DNA status of healthy donors and heart transplant patients with respect to their C. pneumoniae serum IgG titera

MIF TiterC. pneumoniae-DNA status
Healthy Donors, n = 23Transplant Patients, n = 11
PCR+PCRPCR+PCR
<645211
64–2563635
≥512611
  • a The presence of C. pneumoniae DNA in PBMC samples of 23 healthy donors and coronary arteries of 11 heart transplant patients was analyzed using PCR and compared to the C. pneumoniae serum IgG titer of the donors as determined by MIF.