Hematologic disorders in children from southeast Asia.

  title={Hematologic disorders in children from southeast Asia.},
  author={Bertil E. Glader and K A Look},
  journal={Pediatric clinics of North America},
  volume={43 3},
The overall laboratory features of the common RBC disorders occurring in Southeast Asians is summarized in Table 4. These erythrocyte disorders will continue to be important public health issues, and it has been predicted that most new cases of thalassemia in the United States will occur in this population group. The fertility rate in Southeast Asian families is very high, with an average of more than five children delivered by each married woman. This number of children is consistent with… CONTINUE READING


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