thalassemia

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Related to Alpha-thalassemia: Beta-thalassemia, hemoglobin H disease
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Molecular spectrum of alpha-thalassemia in the Iranian population of Hormozgan: three novel point mutation defects.
Single-tube multiplex-PCR screen for common deletional determinants of alpha-thalassemia.
However, the alpha-thalassemia cases associated with heterozygosity for hemoglobin S (Table 1) should be evaluated to detect suspected iron deficiency by assessment of serum iron and ferritin rates (TOME-ALVES et al.
Agarwal, "Genotyping of alpha-thalassemia in microcytic hypochromic anemia patients from North India," Journal of Applied Genetics, vol.
Hydrops fetalis resulting from Hb Bart's disease and molecular characterization of Hb H disease in Turkey have been reported (5); however, the prevalence and distribution of deletional alpha-thalassemia, which is responsible for Hb Bart's disease, is not known.
High prevalence of alpha-thalassemia among individuals with microcytosis and hypochromia without anemia.
The study results "make a strong case for newborn screening for alpha-thalassemia, at least in states with a substantial increase in their Asian populations.
Prenatal ultrasonographic prediction of homozygous type 1 alpha-thalassemia at 12 to 13 weeks of gestation.
9), 1 had alpha thalassemia alone, 1 had coexisting alpha-thalassemia and hemoglobin AS, and 1 had hemoglobin SC.
Unfortunately, we have neither the data nor the observation and concern for the possible effect of alpha-thalassemia on the laboratory value of HbA2 in our letter.
A new beta variant of elevated expression associated with alpha-thalassemia, found in a Moroccan woman.
In this study, we used the automatic HPLC system set up with the alpha-thalassemia short (ATS) program that we developed and with the beta-thalassemia short (BTS) program to detect various types of thalassemias in both prenatal and postnatal specimens.
I read the article on the "The incidence of alpha-thalassemia in Iraqi Turks".
Alpha thalassemia is insidious in that the hemoglobin phenotype in an alpha-thalassemia trait patient is completely normal.
10 Alpha-Thalassemia trait is characterized by marked microcytosis and hypochromia of red cells in conjunction with mild anaemia and erythrocytosis.