Letter to the Editor

Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(2): 159-161

Published online March 1, 2017

Copyright © Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine.

Differences in Hematological and Clinical Features Between Essential Thrombocythemia Cases With JAK2- or CALR-Mutations

Yoko Kubuki, M.D.1,2, Kotaro Shide, M.D.2, Takuro Kameda, M.D.2, Takumi Yamaji, M.D.2, Masaaki Sekine, M.D.2, Ayako Kamiunten, M.D.2, Keiichi Akizuki, M.D.2, Haruko Shimoda, M.D.1,2, Yuki Tahira, M.D.2, Kenichi Nakamura, M.D.2, Hiroo Abe, M.D.2, Tadashi Miike, M.D.2, Hisayoshi Iwakiri, M.D.2, Yoshihiro Tahara, M.D.2,3, Mitsue Sueta, M.D.2, Kanna Hashimoto, M.D.2, Shojiro Yamamoto, M.D.2, Satoru Hasuike, M.D.2, Tomonori Hidaka, M.D.2,3, Kenji Nagata, M.D.2,4, Akira Kitanaka, M.D.2, and Kazuya Shimoda, M.D.2

Department of Transfusion and Cell Therapy1, University of Miyazaki Hospital; Department of Gastroenterology and Hematology2, Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki; Oncology Unit3, University of Miyazaki Hospital; Liver Disease Center4, University of Miyazaki Hospital, Miyazaki, Japan

Correspondence to: Kazuya Shimoda
Department of Gastroenterology and Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki, 5200 Kihara, Kiyotake, Miyazaki 889-1692, Japan
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Received: June 20, 2016; Revised: August 9, 2016; Accepted: December 1, 2016

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