5' dinucleotide repeat polymorphism of NRAMP1 and susceptibility to tuberculosis among Caucasian patients in Houston, Texas.

@article{Ma20025DR,
  title={5' dinucleotide repeat polymorphism of NRAMP1 and susceptibility to tuberculosis among Caucasian patients in Houston, Texas.},
  author={Xin Ma and S Dou and John A Wright and Robert A Reich and Larry D. Teeter and Hana El Sahly and Robert Awe and James M. Musser and Edward A. Graviss},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2002},
  volume={6 9},
  pages={818-23}
}
SETTING Houston Tuberculosis Initiative (HTI) and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. OBJECTIVE To further explore the association between the polymorphisms of NRAMP1 and human susceptibility/resistance to tuberculosis (TB), specifically to determine whether the reported association shown for blacks and Asians holds true for Caucasian populations. DESIGN In a case-control study, 135 adult Caucasian TB patients and 108 adult Caucasian HIV-seronegative non-TB controls were analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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