Chlamydia pneumoniae and Cardiovascular Disease
Figure 1. Ultrastructural evidence of Chlamydia pneumoniae in coronary atheroma. This transmission electron micrograph demonstrates the presence of endosomes containing C. pneumoniae pear-shaped elementary bodies within a foam cell in tissue from coronary artery atheroma. Arrows in inset point to the elementary bodies. Bar=0.5 µm. (Reprinted from Journal of Infectious Diseases (8) with permission from the publisher, University of Chicago Press).