Huaman MA, Ticona E, Miranda G, Kryscio RJ, Mugruza R, Aranda E, Rondan P, Henson D, Ticona C, Sterling TR, Fichtenbaum CJ, Garvy BA. The Relationship between Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Acute Myocardial Infarction. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 2017 Oct 21. PMID: 29069328 [PubMed]
Tuberculosis has been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, including acute myocardial infarction (AMI). We investigated whether latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) associates with AMI.