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Genome-wide association study of survival from sepsis due to pneumonia: an observational cohort study.

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BACKGROUND: Sepsis continues to be a major cause of death, disability, and health-care expenditure worldwide. Despite evidence suggesting that host genetics can influence sepsis outcomes, no specific loci have yet been convincingly replicated. The aim of this study was to identify genetic variants that influence sepsis survival. METHODS: We did a genome-wide association study in three independent cohorts of white adult patients admitted to intensive care units with sepsis, severe sepsis, or s...

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Rautanen, A More by this author
Gordon, AC More by this author
Steffens, M More by this author
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Publisher:
Lancet Publishing Group
Journal:
The Lancet. Respiratory medicine
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Pages:
53-60
Publication date:
2015-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
2213-2619
ISSN:
2213-2600
URN:
uuid:70c6373a-ea10-4085-b2d7-7501a1d7e9b8
Source identifiers:
501222
Local pid:
pubs:501222
Language:
English
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