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New test promises quicker, more accurate evaluation for cystic fibrosis patients
Date:10/23/2008

ssociate Professor of Medicine at National Jewish. "When combined with FEV1, they offered a more accurate and sensitive measure of response to therapy than either alone. We believe they could be extremely useful in clinical care of patients and trials of new CF therapies."

The researchers are now conducting a trial of 60 CF patients to provide stronger statistical evidence for the power of CD36, CD64 and ADAM9 to diagnose a positive response to therapy by CF patients.


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Contact: William Allstetter
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303-398-1002
National Jewish Medical and Research Center
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