A racial difference in the prevalence of the Arg506-->Gln mutation.

@article{Hooper1996ARD,
  title={A racial difference in the prevalence of the Arg506-->Gln mutation.},
  author={William Craig Hooper and Anne B Dilley and Maria J. A. Ribeiro and Jane Benson and Harland Austin and Viviana B Silva and Peter Rawlins and Nanette K Wenger and Bruce L. Evatt},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={1996},
  volume={81 5},
  pages={577-81}
}
Several recent studies have reported that the factor V Arg506-->Gln mutation is present in 3-10% of adults of European descent. To determine if the prevalence is comparable among Blacks, we have initiated a case-control study in a large urban hospital in Atlanta which serves a substantial black population. We have evaluated 131 black subjects with confirmed venous or arterial thrombosis and 61 black subjects without a history of thrombosis. Only one case and one control were positive for the… CONTINUE READING