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What does TREC stand for?

TREC stands for T-cell Receptor Excision Circle

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The current screening method for SCID is by the T-cell receptor excision circles assay (1), which detects the presence or absence of an excised segment of DNA; however, molecular techniques are not routinely adopted in many newborn-screening laboratories, where an immunoassay would be preferred.
Thymic output as determined by polymerase chain reaction measurement of CD4+ cells containing T-cell receptor excision circles did not differ at age 15 months between the HIV-exposed and control children.
9 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers screened all infants born in Wisconsin in 2008 for T-cell lymphopenia using a DNA test that measures the number of T-cell receptor excision circles (TREC) in a blood sample.