Infections are associated with increased risk of Giant Cell Arteritis- a population-based case control study from Southern Sweden

Project: Research

Research areas and keywords


  • GCA, Infections, odds ratio, vasculitis


A population based case control study. Our cohort is going to be compared with their controls (1:10 ratio) regarding the odds for developing GCA after exposure to certain pathogens.
We have the results and the manuscript is in its final state. The abstract presented as an oral presentation in ACR 2018 congress at Chicago.
Effective start/end date2018/04/022019/06/30