Surrogate markers of disease in mastocytosis.

Abstract

Measurement of surrogate mast cell-related products in blood or urine is often performed to assess disease extent in evaluating patients with mastocytosis. Serum tryptase and 24-hour urine histamine metabolites are the most commonly used surrogate markers of mastocytosis. In addition, several novel markers including soluble CD117 and soluble CD25 have been… (More)

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