Submitted for Publication: March 5, 2013; final revision received April 15, 2013; accepted May 14, 2013.
Study concept and design: Sorscher, Rowe, Woodworth.
Acquisition of data: Zhang, Skinner, Hicks, Woodworth.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Conger, Zhang, Skinner, Sorscher, Rowe, Woodworth.
Drafting of the manuscript: Conger, Skinner, Sorscher.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Conger, Zhang, Hicks, Sorscher, Rowe, Woodworth.
Statistical analysis: Zhang, Skinner, Hicks, Woodworth.
Obtained funding: Sorscher, Woodworth.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Conger, Zhang, Sorscher, Rowe, Woodworth.
Study supervision: Sorscher, Woodworth.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Woodworth is a consultant for ArthroCare ENT, Olympus, and Cook Medical. Drs Woodworth, Sorscher, and Rowe are inventors on a patent pending regarding the use of chloride secretagogues for therapy of sinus disease (35 U.S.C. n111(b) and 37 C.F.R n.53 (c)) in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Funding/Support: This research was funded by grants from the Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute Young Clinical Scientist Award (072218) and National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (1K08HL107142-03) to B. A. W. and by grants from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (5P30DK072482-03) to E. J. S. and (R01HL105487-01 and 1R03DK084110-01) to S. M. R.
Previous Presentation: This study was presented at the Triological Society Combined Sectional Meeting; January 27, 2012; Miami, Florida.
Correction: This article was corrected August 28, 2013, for an error in the OMIM gene database number.