Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Influence of M. tuberculosis lineage variability within a clinical trial for pulmonary tuberculosis.
Author: Nahid, Payam
Bliven, Erin E.
Kim, Elizabeth Y.
Mac Kenzie, William R.
Stout, Jason E.
Diem, Lois
Johnson, John L.
Gagneux, Sebastien
Hopewell, Phillip C.
Kato-Maeda, Midori
Trials Consortium
Keywords: Tuberculosi
Assaigs clínics de medicaments
Drug testing
Issue Date: 20-May-2010
Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
Abstract: Recent studies suggest that M. tuberculosis lineage and host genetics interact to impact how active tuberculosis presents clinically. We determined the phylogenetic lineages of M. tuberculosis isolates from participants enrolled in the Tuberculosis Trials Consortium Study 28, conducted in Brazil, Canada, South Africa, Spain, Uganda and the United States, and secondarily explored the relationship between lineage, clinical presentation and response to treatment. Large sequence polymorphisms and single nucleotide polymorphisms were analyzed to determine lineage and sublineage of isolates. Of 306 isolates genotyped, 246 (80.4%) belonged to the Euro-American lineage, with sublineage 724 predominating at African sites (99/192, 51.5%), and the Euro-American strains other than 724 predominating at non-African sites (89/114, 78.1%). Uneven distribution of lineages across regions limited our ability to discern significant associations, nonetheless, in univariate analyses, Euro-American sublineage 724 was associated with more severe disease at baseline, and along with the East Asian lineage was associated with lower bacteriologic conversion after 8 weeks of treatment. Disease presentation and response to drug treatment varied by lineage, but these associations were no longer statistically significant after adjustment for other variables associated with week-8 culture status.
Note: Reproducció del document publicat a:
It is part of: PLoS One, 2010, vol. 5, num. 5, p. e10753
Related resource:
ISSN: 1932-6203
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Medicina)

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
610236.pdf152.46 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

This item is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons