Jody Charnow, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Genetic Test Identifies Hereditary CKD

Whole exome sequencing, a technique for sequencing the protein-coding genes in the genome, can identify multiple potential genetic causes of inherited kidney disease, according to investigators. Their study of exome sequencing and diagnostic analysis involving 2 cohorts totaling 3315 patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) detected diagnostic variants in 307 patients (9.3%). Of these, 206…

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