Appanna, R.; Ponnampalavanar, S.; Lum Chai See, L.; Sekaran, S.D. (2010) Susceptible and protective HLA class 1 alleles against dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever patients in a Malaysian population. PloS one, 5 (9). ISSN 1932-6203Full text not available from this repository.
These are the first findings on genetic polymorphisms in our population and we conclude that: (1) In our total population, HLA-B*53 probably involve in disease susceptibility, while the HLA-A*03 and HLA-B*18 may confer protection from progression to severe disease; (2) In the Malay population, HLA-B*13 and B*18 are probably associated in disease susceptibility and protection, respectively. These results could furnish as a valuable predictive tool to identify ethnically different individuals at risk and/or protection from severe forms of DENV infection and would provide valuable informations for the design of future dengue vaccine.
|Journal or Publication Title:||PloS one|
|Additional Information:||Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Alleles; Case-Control Studies; Dengue/epidemiology|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine > School of Biological Sciences|
|Depositing User:||Mr. Faizal Hamzah|
|Date Deposited:||19 May 2011 11:13|
|Last Modified:||19 May 2011 11:13|
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