Angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism and risk and outcome of pneumonia.

@article{Garde2008AngiotensinconvertingEI,
  title={Angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism and risk and outcome of pneumonia.},
  author={Ewoudt M. W. van de Garde and Henrik Endeman and Vera H M Deneer and Douwe Hedde Biesma and Fakhredin A. Sayed-Tabatabaei and Henk J. T. Ruven and Hubert G. M. Leufkens and Jules M. M. van den Bosch},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2008},
  volume={133 1},
  pages={220-5}
}
BACKGROUND Recent studies have suggested involvement of the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) insertion/deletion (I/D) polymorphism in the susceptibility to and severity of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in Asian populations. We have explored the hypothesis that the ACE I/D polymorphism affects the risk and outcome of CAP in a Dutch white population… CONTINUE READING