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JAK2 test is essential for diagnosis of polycythemia
vera, as raised Hct, RBC
, Platelets etc can also occur in other myeloprolifative disorders or sometimes in secondary polycythemia.
Mortality occurs generally due to complications like thrombosis
, haemorrhages, myelofibrosis
or progression to acute leukmia. According to one study, the rate was 3.7/100