Description of three data sets: Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Asthma (CSGA), the German Affected-Sib-Pair Study, and the Hutterites of South Dakota.

@article{Meyers2001DescriptionOT,
  title={Description of three data sets: Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Asthma (CSGA), the German Affected-Sib-Pair Study, and the Hutterites of South Dakota.},
  author={Deborah A. Meyers and Mathias Wjst and Carole Ober},
  journal={Genetic epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={21 Suppl 1},
  pages={S4-8}
}
Three different data sets with clinical data and markers from genome-wide screens were submitted for analysis at Genetic Analysis Workshop 12. In each study, participants were carefully characterized for asthma and related phenotypes. Testing for bronchial hyper-responsiveness using methacholine and standardized protocols was performed. Total serum IgE levels were measured using standardized techniques. In addition, similar questionnaire data on symptoms and relevant environmental exposures… CONTINUE READING