Multi-variant Genetic Panel for Genetic Risk of Opioid Addiction.

@article{Donaldson2017MultivariantGP,
  title={Multi-variant Genetic Panel for Genetic Risk of Opioid Addiction.},
  author={Keri J. Donaldson and Laurence M. Demers and Kirk Taylor and Joe Lopez and Sherman Chang},
  journal={Annals of clinical and laboratory science},
  year={2017},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={452-456}
}
Over 116 million people worldwide have chronic pain and prescription dependence. In the US, opioids account for the majority of overdose deaths, and in 2014, almost 2 million Americans abused or were dependent on prescription opioids. Genetic factors may play a key role in opioid prescription addiction. Herein, we describe genetic variations between opioid addicted and non-addicted populations and derive a predictive model determining risk of opioid addiction. This case cohort study compares… CONTINUE READING
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