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Using the Asthma Control Test (ACT), asthma control was categorized as well-controlled (WC) (20�C25), not well controlled (16�C19) or very poorly controlled (VPC) <16. Acute care events were defined as urgent GP visits or ED/hospital care. Results:?9388 respondents with ever-diagnosed asthma were identified. Post-stratification, 3033 subjects with current asthma were selected and 2686 completed the survey. 2610 completed the WAAP question. Ownership rates for a WAAP were 34% in WC, 26% in NWC and 20% in VPC asthma and 42% vs 19% in those who did vs did not require acute asthma care in the previous year. Having and following a WAAP was more common when the WAAP was considered practical, personalized and easy to understand. Discussion:?WAAP ownership remains low despite more than two decades of active promotion in Australia. It is somewhat higher in more at-risk <a href="">Docetaxel clinical trial patients. Simple strategies could make WAAP more acceptable to people with asthma. KHOO S1, M?KEL? M2, CHANDLER D3, SCHULTZ E1, JAMIESON Vatalanib (PTK787) 2HCl S4, GOLDBLATT J1, HAAHTELA T2, LE SOU?F P1, ZHANG G1,5 1School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, 2Skin and Allergy Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland, 3Australian Genome Research Facility, Perth, 4Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, 5School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth Rationale:?The huge disparity in worldwide prevalence of asthma and allergy is still to be elucidated. As the hygiene hypothesis only explains some of these differences, we propose the novel hypothesis that epigenetics, of which DNA methylation is a key component, may have a profound effect by controlling gene expression and thereby cellular phenotype. Aim:?To assess the role of CD14 methylation in determining the differences in the levels of IgE as a surrogate for the high allergy disparity observed in the genetically similar Karelian population east and west of the Finnish-Russian border. Methods:?Total serum IgE levels were measured using a radioallergosorbent test (UniCAP 1000 v.2). Methylation levels of the 3 CpG sites in the promoter of CD14 gene were determined in 250 Finnish and 250 Russian Karelian children. EX 527 Bisulfite-treated DNA samples were amplified and subsequently pyrosequenced. CpG site 2 is located at a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) site (rs2569191: CD14 -1145CT) that is in linkage with a functionally important SNP (rs2569190: CD14 -159/-260 CT). Results:?Methylation levels of sites 2 and 3 of the promoter were higher in Finnish Karelian children (59.0% and 92.7%, respectively) compared to Russian children (57.7%, p?=?0.006; and 90.1%, p?<?0.001, respectively). Methylation levels at all 3 promoter sites correlated with total serum IgE levels only in Russian children (site 1: Pearson correlation?=??0.192, p?=?0.002; site 2: Pearson correlation?=?0.24, p?=?0.</div>
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