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What does DYS stand for?

DYS stands for Familial Dysautonomia


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For example, approximately 26% of familial dysautonomia carriers in the study did not report Jewish ancestry There also were multiple instances in the study of carrier frequencies being higher than expected for particular populations.
The Ashkenazi Jewish Panel (AJP) reagents may be used in single well assays detecting mutations associated with Tay-Sachs Disease, Canavan Disease, Familial Dysautonomia, Gaucher Disease, Bloom Syndrome, Fanconi Anemia, Neimann-Pick Disease, and Mucolipidosis Type IV.
Berish Rubin, chairman of the Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University, who is a specialist in the genetic illness Familial Dysautonomia.
On occasion, physicians come across a second, milder form of familial dysautonomia This apparently stems from inheriting an even rarer mutation in IKBKAP from one parent and the more common mutation from the other.