Screening for Fabry Disease Among Young Stroke Patients in an Israeli Stroke Clinic
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01109875
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2014 by Dr. Yair Lampl, Wolfson Medical Center. Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
Dry blood spots (DBS) analysis of a- galactosidase-A activity will be used for male patients' diagnosis. Males and females with enzymatic activity bellow the test's cut-off will be further diagnosed by gene sequencing. Since females are heterozygote and may have high residual levels of active enzyme, female patients with a- galactosidase-A activity of 30% bellow averaged normal range will also be further diagnosed by gene sequencing as described before (8).
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 55 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
diagnosis of stoke or TIA Time period within last 5 years -
Known diagnosis of stroke or index event due to trauma