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In brief: Hgb Electrophoresis

The hemaglobin electropharesis is a blood test that separates hemaglobin types based on molecular size and charge.
These tests are compared to known control studies & allow for the detection of dozens of hemaglobin varients

In brief: Hgb Electrophoresis

The hemaglobin electropharesis is a blood test that separates hemaglobin types based on molecular size and charge.
These tests are compared to known control studies & allow for the detection of dozens of hemaglobin varients
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