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What is hemoglobin e-beta thalassemia?

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Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Sever anemia: This syndrome is quite common in Thailand ,where there. is a high incidence of the genes for B0 thalassemia and Be golobin
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A 49-year-old member asked:

How do you diagnose hemoglobin E-beta thalassemia?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 52 years experience
Pediatric Hematolo-: gists have the expertise to diagnose & treat Hb E/β-thalassaemia, which results from co-inheritance of a β-thalassaemia allele, an alternative form of a gene, from 1 parent and the structural variant Hemoglobin E from the other. They check for co-inheritance of α-thalassemia & polymorphisms, 2 or more alleles at 1 locus, that ^ synthesis of Fetal Hb. These are factors that determine severity.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2015

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