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Is there any genetic screening for thalassemia?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Your pcp can order a simple blood test.
If you are a silent carrier, this will show up. If you are not a silent carrier, you don't need to worry about passing on the gene.

In brief: Yes

Your pcp can order a simple blood test.
If you are a silent carrier, this will show up. If you are not a silent carrier, you don't need to worry about passing on the gene.
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