Testing a panel of 12 single-nucleotide polymorphisms may help identify people at increased risk of atrial fibrillation and stroke, according to a recent study by researchers from the Lund University in Malmö, Sweden, the Broad Institute, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, and Quest Diagnostics. The award-winning poster may be accessed by ACC attendees through the ACC.14 Attendee Portal.
Compared to the general population, a woman with a confirmed BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation is at greater risk of developing cancer during her lifetime—up to an 85% risk of breast cancer and up to a 40% risk of ovarian cancer. Her children, siblings and parents have a 50% chance of having the same autosomal dominant mutation and facing comparable risks.
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Nassar A, Cohen C, Zhou W, Lynch KA, Barker EA, Vanderbilt BL, Thompson J, Heyman ER, Olson A, Lange H, Siddiqui MT.Bystrom CE.
Clin Chem. 2011;57:1091-1092.
'Criteria' aPL tests: report of a task force and preconference workshop at the 13th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies, Galveston, Texas, April 2010.
Nassar A, Cohen C, Zhou W, Lynch KA, Barker EA, Vanderbilt BL, Thompson J, Heyman ER, Olson A, Lange H, Siddiqui MT.Pierangeli SS, de Groot PG, Dlott J, Favaloro E, Harris EN, Lakos G, Ortel T, Meroni PL, Otomo K, Pengo V, Tincani A, Wong R, Roubey R.
A multisite performance study comparing the reading of immunohistochemical slides on a computer monitor with conventional manual microscopy for estrogen and progesterone receptor analysis.
Nassar A, Cohen C, Zhou W, Lynch KA, Barker EA, Vanderbilt BL, Thompson J, Heyman ER, Olson A, Lange H, Siddiqui MT.Nassar A, Cohen C, Zhou W, Lynch KA, Barker EA, Vanderbilt BL, Thompson J, Heyman ER, Olson A, Lange H, Siddiqui MT.
Am J Clin Pathol. 2011;135:461-467.
Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2011;19:195-202.
Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2012;19:545-550.
Analysis of resistance, cross-resistance and antimicrobial combinations for Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from 1997 to 2009.
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2011;38:291-295.