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Association between Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and lung cancer: a meta-analysis

	author = {Chunxi Wang and Naxin Zhang and Liang Gao},
	title = {Association between  Chlamydia pneumoniae  infection and lung cancer: a meta-analysis},
	journal = {Translational Cancer Research},
	volume = {8},
	number = {8},
	year = {2019},
	keywords = {},
	abstract = {Background: The aim of this study is to explore the correlation between Chlamydia pneumoniae (C. pneumoniae) infection and lung carcinoma. 
Methods: Databases of PubMed, Embase, Embase, Ovid, Wanfang and China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) database were investigated for eligible literatures from their establishments to February, 2019. Included studies were selected according to specific eligibility criteria. Statistical analysis was performed by RevMan 5.3 software. 
Results: Thirteen studies with 2,553 lung carcinoma cases and 2,460 controls were eligible for metaanalysis. The pooled results indicated that the C. pneumoniae infection IgA significantly increased the risk of lung carcinoma (OR =3.19; 95% CI, 1.96–5.19; P},
	issn = {2219-6803},	url = {}