Patent Number: 8,715,646

Title: Methods of determining need for anti-coagulation therapy

Abstract: Provided herein are methods of determining a subject's need for anti-coagulation therapy. In exemplary embodiments, the method comprises measuring a level of derivatives of reactive oxygen metabolites (DROMs) in a biological sample obtained from the subject. In exemplary embodiments, the method comprises measuring a level of C-reactive protein (hs-CRP).

Inventors: Dudley; Samuel (Chicago, IL), Negi; Smita (Houston, TX)

Assignee: The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois

International Classification: C12Q 1/56 (20060101); G01N 33/86 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018