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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.
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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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