MARCO variants are associated with phagocytosis, pulmonary tuberculosis susceptibility and Beijing lineage
NTT Thuong, TTB Tram, TD Dinh, PVK Thai, D Heemskerk, ND Bang, TTH Chau, DG Russell, GE Thwaites, TR Hawn, M Caws, SJ Dunstan
Genes & Immunity | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016
Awarded by Wellcome Trust Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine
We acknowledge the work of the clinical and laboratory staff from the Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Pham Ngoc Thach Hospital and the District TB units in HCMC who initially diagnosed and studied the patients with TBM and PTB. We would like to thank Dr Nguyen Thi Hieu from Hung Vuong Obstetric Hospital and all Vietnamese individuals who were recruited into this study. This work was supported by a Wellcome Trust Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine awarded to NTTT (097124/Z/11/Z).