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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2016, Article ID 4245028, 9 pages
Research Article

A Mutation in IL4RA Is Associated with the Degree of Pathology in Human TB Patients

1Infection Immunology, Research Center Borstel, Parkallee 22, 23845 Borstel, Germany
2German Center for Infection Research, Germany
3Department of Community Health, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
4Department of Molecular Medicine, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Bernhard-Nocht-Strasse 74, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
5Microbial Inflammation Research, Research Center Borstel, Parkallee 22, 23845 Borstel, Germany
6Molecular Inflammation Medicine, Christian Albrechts University, Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4, 24098 Kiel, Germany

Received 21 October 2015; Accepted 12 January 2016

Academic Editor: Shen-An Hwang

Copyright © 2016 Christoph Hölscher 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.

Supplementary Material

The supplementary methods describe the enrolment of the study group. Table S1 illustrates the demographic and Table S2 the radiographic findings within the study group. Table S3 gives the genotype frequencies of variants of TB cases and controls.

  1. Supplementary Material