What is the role of PIG-A gene mutation analysis in the workup of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH)?

Updated: May 20, 2021
  • Author: Emmanuel C Besa, MD; Chief Editor: Sara J Grethlein, MD, FACP  more...
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PIG-A gene mutation analysis is still limited to research laboratories. In addition, although it is very specific, it is still not diagnostic for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH).


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