Cho-chou Kuo

Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology


MD National Taiwan University, 1960
PhD Preventive Medicine, University of Washington, 1970


Research Interests

Antigenic analysis, immunology and pathogenesis of chlamydiae

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae as a cause of coronary heart disease: the hypothesis is still untested.
(2015 Feb)
Pathog Dis 73(1): 1-9
Grayston JT, Belland RJ, Byrne GI, Kuo CC, Schachter J, Stamm WE, Zhong G

Emendation of the family Chlamydiaceae: proposal of a single genus, Chlamydia, to include all currently recognized species.
(2015 Mar)
Syst Appl Microbiol 38(2): 99-103
Sachse K, Bavoil PM, Kaltenboeck B, Stephens RS, Kuo CC, Rosselló-Móra R, Horn M

Chlamydia pneumoniae induces expression of pro-atherogenic factors through activation of the lectin-like oxidized LDL receptor-1.
(2013 Oct)
Pathog Dis 69(1): 1-6
Campbell LA, Lee AW, Rosenfeld ME, Kuo CC

Chlamydia pneumoniae binds to the lectin-like oxidized LDL receptor for infection of endothelial cells.
(2012 Jan)
Microbes Infect 14(1): 43-9
Campbell LA, Puolakkainen M, Lee A, Rosenfeld ME, Garrigues HJ, Kuo CC

The acute phase reactant response to respiratory infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae: implications for the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis.
(2010 Aug)
Microbes Infect 12(8-9): 598-606
Campbell LA, Yaraei K, Van Lenten B, Chait A, Blessing E, Kuo CC, Nosaka T, Ricks J, Rosenfeld ME

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