A 25-year-old member asked:
what is the diagnostic test for alpha thalassemia?
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Dr. Robert Kwok answered
33 years experience Pediatrics
Blood tests: Alpha thalassemia is diagnosed by blood tests: routine blood counts, hemoglobin electrophoresis to find out the types of hemoglobin one has in one's blood, and dna analysis to try to see if certain mutations are present.
Answered on Apr 10, 2015
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