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A Method For Diagnosing And Assessing Risk Of Pancreatitis Using Genetic Variants

Inventors: David C. Whitcomb MD, PhD

Patent Number: US 14/707,515


The present application discloses methods for predicting the risk of developing, or the presence of, recurrent acute pancreatitis and/or chronic pancreatitis, in a subject, by identifying the presence of an rs12688220 T allele, an rs7057398 T allele, and/or an rs10273639 C allele in a sample from the subject. The present application also discloses methods for treating or preventing pancreatitis in a human subject in need thereof.
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