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Association of Fcgamma receptor IIa (CD32) polymorphism with severe malaria in West Africa.

Abstract:

Malaria continues to claim the lives of more children worldwide than any other infectious disease, and improved understanding of disease immunology is a priority for the development of new therapeutic and vaccination strategies. FcgammaRIIa (CD32) contains a polymorphic variant (H/R131) that has been associated with variability in susceptibility to both bacterial diseases and Plasmodium falciparum parasitemia. We investigated the role of this polymorphism in West Africans with mild and severe...

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Journal:
American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene More from this journal
Volume:
69
Issue:
6
Pages:
565-568
Publication date:
2003-12-01
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Language:
English
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pubs:32607
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uuid:28894e0f-9c86-40be-82be-63583935c667
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pubs:32607
Source identifiers:
32607
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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