Published in Immunotherapy Weekly, October 13th, 2004
"Early diagnosis is an important factor in a better prognosis in patients with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS), but it is not always easy to distinguish between WAS and immune thrombocytopenic purpura on clinical grounds," according to scientists writing in the Journal of Pediatric Hematology Oncology.
"To confirm or to exclude a WAS diagnosis promptly for children with thrombocytopenia, the authors performed flow cytometric screening of Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein (WASP) for 10 children with thrombocytopenia of an unknown etiology. Five children were...
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