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TREM-1 Gene Polymorphisms

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01490424
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 13, 2011
Last Update Posted : December 13, 2011
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December 12, 2011
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December 13, 2011
May 2010
October 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Patients Outcome [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
The survival time of patients more than 28days is defined as survival. The survival time of patients less than 28days is defined as death
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TREM-1 Gene Polymorphisms
Association Between TREM-1 Gene Polymorphisms and Prognosis in Sepsis Patient
Triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 (TREM-1) is a cell surface receptor expressed on neutrophils and monocytes. TREM-1 acts to amplify inflammation and serves as a critical mediator of inflammatory response in the context of sepsis. Blocking of TREM-1 can protect against sepsis in mice. This study was designed to investigate whether TREM-1 genomic variations were associated with the prognosis of sepsis. We sequenced 30 sepsis patients with TREM-1 gene of four exons by PCR sequencing. When analyzing the results of sequencing, we found two gene polymorphisms located in exon-2 and exon-4, respectively. Compare with the NCBI dbSNP and Hapmap database, one polymorphisms located in exon-2 is non-synonymous variation rs2234237(Ser25Thr), the other one located in exon-4 is synonymous variation rs2234246. Two common polymorphisms (rs2234237,rs2234246) within the TREM-1 gene were detected in 80 patients with severe sepsis and in 80 healthy control subjects. This study was explored that whether or not polymorphisms detected within the TREM-1 gene may play a major role in the predisposition to prognosis of sepsis in a Chinese Han cohort.
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Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Probability Sample
All subjects were selected from among inpatients who were hospitalized between September 2009 and October 2011 in the Respiratory ICU, Surgical ICU, and Emergency ICU, Chinese People's Liberation Army (CPLA) General Hospital.
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  • sepsis
    SIRS plus inflammation
  • Control
    normal person under medical examination
Su L, Liu C, Li C, Jiang Z, Xiao K, Zhang X, Li M, Yan P, Feng D, Xie L. Dynamic changes in serum soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells-1 (sTREM-1) and its gene polymorphisms are associated with sepsis prognosis. Inflammation. 2012 Dec;35(6):1833-43. doi: 10.1007/s10753-012-9504-z.

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October 2011
October 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Sepsis met the criteria recommended by 1991 ACCP/SCCM Joint Meeting and by the diagnostic criteria developed at the 2001 International Sepsis Definition Conference.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • (1) younger than 18 years of age; (2) acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; (3) reduced polymorphonuclear granulocyte counts (< 500 μL-1); (4) died within 24h after admission into the ICU, or refused to participate in the study, or declined treatment during the period of observation.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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2009BAI86B03 ( Other Grant/Funding Number: Chinese National Science & Technology Pillar Program )
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Chinese PLA General Hospital
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Study Director: Lixin Xie, MD Respiratory Disease Department of chinese PLA General Hospital
Chinese PLA General Hospital
December 2011