A 41-year-old member asked:
Is alpha thalassemia an immunocompromising disease?
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Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No: It affects red blood cells. Not white blood cells or any other component of the immune system.
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Last updated Jul 17, 2012
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