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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 483759, 7 pages
Research Article

A 3’UTR Polymorphism of IL-6R Is Associated with Chinese Pediatric Tuberculosis

Key Laboratory of Major Diseases in Children and National, Key Discipline of Pediatrics, (Capital Medical University), Ministry of Education, Beijing Pediatric Research Institute, Beijing Children’s Hospital, Capital Medical University, No. 56 Nan-li-shi Road, Beijing 100045, China

Received 7 December 2013; Accepted 21 January 2014; Published 19 March 2014

Academic Editor: Asude Alpman Durmaz

Copyright © 2014 Chen Shen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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