Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 34, Issue 8, pp 1371–1376 | Cite as

Gene profiling in human blood leucocytes during recovery from septic shock

  • Didier Payen
  • Anne-Claire Lukaszewicz
  • Ioulia Belikova
  • Valérie Faivre
  • Catherine Gelin
  • Stefan Russwurm
  • Jean-Marie Launay
  • Nicolas Sevenet
Original

Abstract

Objective

To assess blood leucocytes gene profiling during recovery phase of septic shock; to test the relation between encoding gene expression and protein level.

Study design

Gene expression levels were studied at days 0, 1, 7 and 28 (D0, 1, 7 and 28) on a dedicated microarray of 340 genes involved in inflammatory processes.

Settings

16-bed intensive care unit, Lariboisière University hospital.

Patients

Seventeen septic shock patients enrolled when at least one additional organ dysfunction occurred.

Measurements and results

Changes over time were compared with D0 via the ratio Dx/D0. The time-related gene expression study showed significant changes in ten genes. Among them, S100A8 and S100A12 had a reduced expression over time compared with D0, whereas CD74's expression increased. The microarray results were validated by RT-qPCR for four genes. The S100A8 plasma levels decrease along recovery in parallel with the gene expression decrease. The CD74 gene expression evolution significantly correlated with HLA-DR monocyte expression.

Conclusions

These results are the first description of variations in expression of key inflammatory genes in the course of the septic shock recovery period.

Keywords

Microarray Kinetic of gene expression CD 74 S100A gene and protein HLA-DR expression 

Supplementary material

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Electronic Supplementary Material (DOC 388K)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Didier Payen
    • 1
  • Anne-Claire Lukaszewicz
    • 1
  • Ioulia Belikova
    • 1
  • Valérie Faivre
    • 1
  • Catherine Gelin
    • 3
  • Stefan Russwurm
    • 4
  • Jean-Marie Launay
    • 2
  • Nicolas Sevenet
    • 2
  1. 1.Lariboisière University Hospital, Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care MedicineUniversité Paris 7 René DiderotParisFrance
  2. 2.Biochemistry LaboratoryLariboisière University HospitalParisFrance
  3. 3.INSERM U662Saint Louis HospitalParisFrance
  4. 4.SIRS-LabJenaGermany

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