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Slide 14

November 2008

There are problems in that these may not actually be related to HLA-B*5701. Some minor or moderate symptoms may be due to other causes. Furthermore, not all assays are 100% specific. Other non-5701 alleles that are rare are sometimes reported in only a single individual, but may be detected by the assays. High-resolution bidirectional DNA sequencing is the most accurate test, but it’s also the most expensive test as well.



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