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Genes of the class II and class III major histocompatibility complex are associated with typhoid fever in Vietnam.

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The influence of genes of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class II and class III loci on typhoid fever susceptibility was investigated. Individuals with blood culture-confirmed typhoid fever and control subjects from 2 distinct geographic locations in southern Vietnam were genotyped for HLA-DRB1 and HLA-DQB1 alleles, the gene that encodes tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha (TNFA [-238] and TNFA [-308]), the gene that encodes lymphotoxin-alpha, and alleles of the TNF-alpha microsatel...

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10.1086/317940

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
The Journal of infectious diseases
Volume:
183
Issue:
2
Pages:
261-268
Publication date:
2001-01-05
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
URN:
uuid:76ee4857-8e4d-45b2-86b6-a3e7f24043eb
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31796
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pubs:31796

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