Association between primary vulvar vestibulitis syndrome, defective induction of tumor necrosis factor-α, and carriage of the mannose-binding lectin codon 54 gene polymorphism Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Mannose-Binding Lectin
  • Polymorphism, Genetic
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
  • Vulvar Vestibulitis

abstract

  • The MBL gene polymorphism is associated with the development of primary VVS and a reduced capacity for TNF-alpha production in response to microbial components.

publication date

  • January 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ajog.2007.05.037

PubMed ID

  • 18166320

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 101.e1

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 198

number

  • 1