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June 28, 2019

Genetic Test Solves Mystery of Family Bleeding Disorder

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

When a problem with low blood platelet counts surfaced in three generations of the Riggs family, Mayo Clinic doctors went to work to discover what was causing the disorder. Genetic testing revealed the answer, and now, armed with that information, the family is moving forward with confidence.

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Tags: Dr. Mrinal Patnaik, Genetic testing, Von Willebrand disease, Whole-exome sequencing

May 20, 2019

Genetic Testing Reveals Answers During Long Medical Odyssey

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

After searching nearly three decades for an explanation to his challenging medical problems, whole-exome sequencing at Mayo Clinic finally provided the information Kyle Christy needed to better understand his condition and chart a way forward.

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, Dr. Radhika Dhamija, Genetic testing, Whole-exome sequencing

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