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What is the diagnostic test for alpha thalassemia?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Hasan Noubani
Pediatrics - Cardiology
In brief: HB electrophoresis
The test is called hb electrophoresis.

In brief: HB electrophoresis
The test is called hb electrophoresis.
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