Prevalence of factor V Leiden (G1691A) and prothrombin (G20210A) among Kurdish population from Western Iran

  title={Prevalence of factor V Leiden (G1691A) and prothrombin (G20210A) among Kurdish population from Western Iran},
  author={Zohreh Rahimi and Asad Vaisi-Raygani and Hadi Mozafari and Hadi Kharrazi and Mansour Rezaei and Ronald L. Nagel},
  journal={Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis},
The mutation in factor V (FV) G1691A, known as factor V Leiden, and prothrombin (FII) gene G20210A are the two most prevalent causes of inherited thrombophilia. The present study reports the prevalence of factor V Leiden and the prothrombin G20210A gene mutations among healthy individuals of Kurdish ethnic background in Western Iran. Four hundred thirty-four healthy unrelated individuals, 255 male and 179 female, with a mean age of 28.7 ± 15.5 from the Kermanshah Province of Iran were studied… CONTINUE READING
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