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How do they diagnose gauchers?

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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Blood test

The diagnosis is made by checking levels of the enzyme associated with the disease, glucocerebrosidase.
People with gaucher's disease have low levels of this enzyme in their blood.

In brief: Blood test

The diagnosis is made by checking levels of the enzyme associated with the disease, glucocerebrosidase.
People with gaucher's disease have low levels of this enzyme in their blood.
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