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BACKGROUND In one program of newborn screening to detect deletional alpha-thalassemia with microarray, the microarray result of a 10-month-old girl showed that she was positive for the rightward deletion junction fragment, the Southeast Asian deletion junction fragment and alpha2. STUDY DESIGN The girl and her parents were subjected to haematological and(More)
Hemoglobin (Hb) Q-Thailand, Hb E, and other forms of thalassemia are prevalent in Southeast Asia including China. We report a hitherto undescribed condition in which four forms of Hb defects co-segregate. The proband was a 20-year-old Chinese man who presented with moderate hypochromic microcytosis with Hb 73 g/l, hematocrit (Hct) 27.0%, mean corpuscular(More)
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