Association of TLR4 and TLR9 gene polymorphisms and haplotypes with cervicitis susceptibility

  title={Association of TLR4 and TLR9 gene polymorphisms and haplotypes with cervicitis susceptibility},
  author={Alex Chauhan and Nilesh Pandey and Ajesh N. Desai and Nitin S. Raithatha and Purvi K. Patel and Yesha Choxi and Rutul S. Kapadia and Risha Khandelwal and Neeraj Jain},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND Cervicitis is one of the major health problems amongst women caused by infection of various pathogens including Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG), Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) as well as human papillomavirus (HPV), and persistent cervical inflammation is one of the etiologic agents of cervical cancer. Toll-like receptors (TLRs) play an important role in the recognition and subsequent elimination of these pathogens. Variations in the Toll-like receptor genes… CONTINUE READING


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