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  • Abdulla, Salim, et al. (författare)
  • Clinical determinants of early parasitological response to ACTs in African patients with uncomplicated falciparum malaria : a literature review and meta-analysis of individual patient data
  • 2015
  • Ingår i: BMC Medicine. - 1741-7015 .- 1741-7015. ; 13
  • Forskningsöversikt (refereegranskat)abstract
    • Background: Artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum has emerged in the Greater Mekong sub-region and poses a major global public health threat. Slow parasite clearance is a key clinical manifestation of reduced susceptibility to artemisinin. This study was designed to establish the baseline values for clearance in patients from Sub-Saharan African countries with uncomplicated malaria treated with artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs). Methods: A literature review in PubMed was conducted in March 2013 to identify all prospective clinical trials (uncontrolled trials, controlled trials and randomized controlled trials), including ACTs conducted in Sub-Saharan Africa, between 1960 and 2012. Individual patient data from these studies were shared with the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN) and pooled using an a priori statistical analytical plan. Factors affecting early parasitological response were investigated using logistic regression with study sites fitted as a random effect. The risk of bias in included studies was evaluated based on study design, methodology and missing data. Results: In total, 29,493 patients from 84 clinical trials were included in the analysis, treated with artemether-lumefantrine (n = 13,664), artesunate-amodiaquine (n = 11,337) and dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (n = 4,492). The overall parasite clearance rate was rapid. The parasite positivity rate (PPR) decreased from 59.7 % (95 % CI: 54.5-64.9) on day 1 to 6.7 % (95 % CI: 4.8-8.7) on day 2 and 0.9 % (95 % CI: 0.5-1.2) on day 3. The 95th percentile of observed day 3 PPR was 5.3 %. Independent risk factors predictive of day 3 positivity were: high baseline parasitaemia (adjusted odds ratio (AOR) = 1.16 (95 % CI: 1.08-1.25); per 2-fold increase in parasite density, P <0.001); fever (>37.5 degrees C) (AOR = 1.50 (95 % CI: 1.06-2.13), P = 0.022); severe anaemia (AOR = 2.04 (95 % CI: 1.21-3.44), P = 0.008); areas of low/moderate transmission setting (AOR = 2.71 (95 % CI: 1.38-5.36), P = 0.004); and treatment with the loose formulation of artesunate-amodiaquine (AOR = 2.27 (95 % CI: 1.14-4.51), P = 0.020, compared to dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine). Conclusions: The three ACTs assessed in this analysis continue to achieve rapid early parasitological clearance across the sites assessed in Sub-Saharan Africa. A threshold of 5 % day 3 parasite positivity from a minimum sample size of 50 patients provides a more sensitive benchmark in Sub-Saharan Africa compared to the current recommended threshold of 10 % to trigger further investigation of artemisinin susceptibility.
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  • Balassiano, Karen, et al. (författare)
  • Aberrant DNA methylation of cancer-associated genes in gastric cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-EURGAST)
  • 2011
  • Ingår i: Cancer Letters. - Amsterdam : Elsevier. - 1872-7980 .- 0304-3835. ; 311:1, s. 85-95
  • Tidskriftsartikel (refereegranskat)abstract
    • Epigenetic events have emerged as key mechanisms in the regulation of critical biological processes and in the development of a wide variety of human malignancies, including gastric cancer (GC), however precise gene targets of aberrant DNA methylation in GC remain largely unknown. Here, we have combined pyrosequencing-based quantitative analysis of DNA methylation in 98 GC cases and 64 controls nested within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort and in cancer tissue and non-tumorigenic adjacent tissue of an independent series of GC samples. A panel of 10 cancer-associated genes (CHRNA3, DOK1, MGMT, RASSF1A, p14ARF, CDH1, MLH1, ALDH2, GNMT and MTHFR) and LINE-1 repetitive elements were included in the analysis and their association with clinicopathological characteristics (sex, age at diagnosis, anatomical sub-site, histological sub-type) was examined. Three out of the 10 genes analyzed exhibited a marked hypermethylation, whereas two genes (ALDH2 and MTHFR) showed significant hypomethylation, in gastric tumors. Among differentially methylated genes, we identified new genes (CHRNA3 and DOK1) as targets of aberrant hypermethylation in GC, suggesting that epigenetic deregulation of these genes and their corresponding cellular pathways may promote the development and progression of GC. We also found that global demethylation of tumor cell genomes occurs in GC, consistent with the notion that abnormal hypermethylation of specific genes occurs concomitantly with genome-wide hypomethylation. Age and gender had no significant influence on methylation states, but an association was observed between LINE-1 and MLH1 methylation levels with histological subtype and anatomical sub-site. This study identifies aberrant methylation patters in specific genes in GC thus providing information that could be exploited as novel biomarkers in clinics and molecular epidemiology of GC. (C) 2011 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
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  • Gheit, Tarik, et al. (författare)
  • Development of a sensitive and specific multiplex PCR method combined with DNA microarray primer extension to detect beta-papillomavirus types.
  • 2007
  • Ingår i: Journal of Clinical Microbiology. - : American Society for Microbiology. - 1098-660X. ; 45:8, s. 2537-2544
  • Tidskriftsartikel (refereegranskat)abstract
    • Emerging lines of evidence indicate that the cutaneous human papillomavirus (HPV) types that belong to the genus Betapapillomavirus (beta HPV) are involved in the development of nonmelanoma skin cancer. Unlike the situation for mucosal HPV types, highly sensitive and reliable methods to identify characterized cutaneous HPV types in a single assay are limited. Here, we describe a novel one-shot method for the detection of all characterized beta HPV types, namely, HPV type 5 (HPV5), 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 36, 37, 38, 47, 49, 75, 76, 80, 92, 93, and 96. This assay combines two different techniques: multiplex PCR using HPV type-specific primers for amplification of each E7 gene and array primer extension (APEX) for typing. This method has been validated using clinical samples which were analyzed simultaneously for the presence of cutaneous HPV types by two additional methods, i.e., the FAP59/64 PCR protocol and a commercially available PCR-reverse hybridization assay (PM-PCR RHA). Our data show good agreement between the results obtained with the multiplex PCR/APEX assay and the PM-PCR RHA method (overall HPV positivity of 92.2% for multiplex PCR/APEX assay versus 90.6% with the PM-PCR RHA) (kappa value, 50; 95% confidence interval, 13 to 88). In addition, the multiplex PCR/APEX assay showed higher sensitivity than the PM-PCR RHA did. This favorable feature and the high-throughput potential make this assay ideal for large-scale clinical and epidemiological studies aimed at determining the spectrum of cutaneous types in skin cancer.
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