Australian team’s new genetic risk score identifies early ankylosing spondylitis

Polygenic risk scores may help identify ankylosing spondylitis earlier and at a lower cost than current testing methods, according to Australian research presented at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in Chicago. The genetic risk score (GRS) uses thousands of genetic variants to better calculate genetic susceptibility to the condition than single tests such as HLA-B27. ...

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