Serologic studies in a 9-year-old black girl with acute infectious myocarditis revealed a dramatic rise in antichlamydial antibodies. All viral titers obtained during the course of her illness remained nonreactive or demonstrated no change. Chlamydia trachomatis infection, as a cause of myocarditis, is strongly suggested by this case report.
Serologic Evidence for Chlamydia trachomatis Myocarditis
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Richard E. Ringel, Joel I. Brenner, Margaret B. Rennels, Shih-Wen Huang, San-pin Wang, J. Thomas Grayston, Michael A. Berman; Serologic Evidence for Chlamydia trachomatis Myocarditis. Pediatrics July 1982; 70 (1): 54–56. 10.1542/peds.70.1.54
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