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Title: Genome-wide linkage and association mapping identify susceptibility alleles in ABCC4 for Kawasaki disease
Authors: Khor, C.C. 
Davila, S.
Shimizu, C.
Sheng, S.
Matsubara, T.
Suzuki, Y.
Newburger, J.W.
Baker, A.
Burgner, D.
Breunis, W.
Kuijpers, T.
Wright, V.J.
Levin, M.
Hibberd, M.L. 
Burns, J.C.
Issue Date: Jul-2011
Citation: Khor, C.C., Davila, S., Shimizu, C., Sheng, S., Matsubara, T., Suzuki, Y., Newburger, J.W., Baker, A., Burgner, D., Breunis, W., Kuijpers, T., Wright, V.J., Levin, M., Hibberd, M.L., Burns, J.C. (2011-07). Genome-wide linkage and association mapping identify susceptibility alleles in ABCC4 for Kawasaki disease. Journal of Medical Genetics 48 (7) : 467-472. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Background: Kawasaki disease (KD) is a self limited vasculitis in which host genetics plays a prominent role. To further the understanding of the role of host genetics in KD, a three-stage genetic study was conducted that began with a family linkage study and ultimately involved more than 3000 individuals to identify new genetic contributions to KD susceptibility. Methods and results: A 26-family linkage study followed by fine mapping was performed in a cohort of 1284 KD subjects and their family members (total 3248 individuals). Suggestive evidence of disease linkage (logarithm of odds (LOD) ≥3.0, p
Source Title: Journal of Medical Genetics
ISSN: 00222593
DOI: 10.1136/jmg.2010.086611
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