CRP gene variation and risk of community-acquired pneumonia (pages 160–164)
Kenneth J. MUKAMAL, Jennifer K. PAI, Ellen S. O'MEARA, Russell P. TRACY, Bruce M. PSATY, Lewis H. KULLER, Anne B. NEWMAN, Sachin YENDE, Gary C. CURHAN, David S. SISCOVICK and Eric B. RIMM
Version of Record online: 23 NOV 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2009.01661.x
We tested whether variation in the CRP gene was associated with risk of pneumonia. We found that some genetic variants in CRP may be associated with risk of pneumonia, but not consistently in the manner expected from circulating CRP levels.