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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2015 Vol.16 No.7 P.632-639


Correlation analysis of gene polymorphisms and β-lactam allergy

Author(s):  Jing Li, Xin-yue Liu, Lin-jing Li, Chong-ge You, Lei Shi, Shang-di Zhang, Qian Liu, Jun Wang, Ze-jing Liu, Ting-hong Lv

Affiliation(s):  Centre of Laboratory Medicine, Lanzhou University Second Hospital, Lanzhou 730030, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   liuxy@lzu.edu.cn

Key Words:  Allergy, β, -Lactam, Interleukin (IL), Pharmacogenomics, Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP)

Jing Li, Xin-yue Liu, Lin-jing Li, Chong-ge You, Lei Shi, Shang-di Zhang, Qian Liu, Jun Wang, Ze-jing Liu, Ting-hong Lv. Correlation analysis of gene polymorphisms and β-lactam allergy[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2015, 16(7): 632-639.

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A total of 64 patients with β;-Lactam allergy and 30 control subjects were enrolled in a case-control study. This study is aimed to analyze the relationship between β;-Lactam allergy and 10 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in interleukin-10 (IL-10), IL-13, IL-4Rα, high-affinity immunoglobulin E-receptor β; chain (FcεRIβ;), interferon γ receptor 2 (IFNGR2), and CYP3A4, and within the Han Chinese population of Northwest China. Genotyping for the SNPs was conducted using the Sequenom MassARRAY® platform. SPSS 17.0 was employed to analyze the statistical data and SHEsis was used to perform the haplotype reconstruction and analyze linkage disequilibrium of SNPs of IL-10 and IL-13. The results showed that the genotype distribution of CYP3A4 rs2242480/CT differed significantly between case and control groups of males (P=0.022; odds ratio (OR)=0.167, 95% confidence interval (CI): 0.032–0.867). Further analysis showed that CCA, CCG, and TAA haplotypes of IL-10 had no significant correlation in patients with β;-Lactam allergy. The correlation between CCT and CAC haplotypes of IL-13 and β;-Lactam allergy needs to be further studied. The analysis did not reveal any differences in the distribution of others gene polymorphisms between cases and controls.


方法:以β-内酰胺类抗生素过敏者为研究对象进行病例对照研究,采用Sequenom MassARRAY®分子量阵列技术平台定制单核苷酸多态性(SNP)芯片检测10个单核苷酸多态性与甘肃地区汉族人群β-内酰胺类抗生素过敏易感性的关联性。应用SHEsis软件完成IL-10IL-13的连锁不平衡分析及单倍型构建。
结论:CYP3A4 rs2242480基因多态性与男性患者β-内酰胺类抗生素过敏有显著的相关性(P=0.022;OR=0.167,95% CI:0.032-0.867)。IL-13的CCT及CAC单倍型与中国西北地区汉族β-内酰胺类抗生素过敏的相关性有待进一步研究。


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