Alpha-thalassaemia (Hb-Bart's) in Rajasthan (India).

@article{Choubisa2000AlphathalassaemiaI,
  title={Alpha-thalassaemia (Hb-Bart's) in Rajasthan (India).},
  author={Shanti Lal Choubisa and Darshana Choubisa and Sd Khare},
  journal={Haematologia},
  year={2000},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={
          209-13
        }
}
A total of 1,647 cord blood samples (618 of scheduled tribes, 487 of scheduled castes and 542 of general castes) of newborns from the Banswara, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Sirohi and Udaipur districts of the Aravali hilly region of Rajasthan were investigated electrophoretically for evidence of Hb-Bart's (alpha-thalassaemia). Hb-Bart's was encountered in 31 (1.88%) neonates constituting 1.8 to 12.6% of their total haemoglobin. Of these, 24 (1.46%) were of alpha-thalassaemia 1 and 7 (0.42… CONTINUE READING