TITLE

Clinical utility gene card for: familial polycythaemia vera

AUTHOR(S)
Hussein, Kais; Granot, Galit; Shpilberg, Ofer; Kreipe, Hans
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
European Journal of Human Genetics;Jun2013, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the genetic aspect of familial polycythaemia vera (PV). It mentions that to diagnose the genetic aspect of PV, there is a need for the conduct of the JAK2 mutation analysis but prenatal testing is not indicative of familial PV. It also cites several indications to which proper diagnosis of familial PV, which include true erythrocytosis, thromboembolic complications and familial lineage.
ACCESSION #
87598066

 

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