biomarker of susceptibility

biomarker of susceptibility

A biomarker used to indicate that a cell, organism, or tissue can be influenced by a specific agent or toxin.
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Finally, if one is concerned about large populations and the health impact they are likely to experience, then one must be concerned about differential susceptibility in the population; a biomarker of susceptibility is needed.
2005) suggests that polymorphisms in paraoxonase may offer a direct biomarker of susceptibility with regard to OPs, but more research is needed to establish relationship norms for this marker.
Measurement of paraoxonase (PON1) status as a potential biomarker of susceptibility to organophosphate toxicity.