Hereditary Ovalocytosis and Haemoglobin E-Ovalocytosis in Malayan Aborigines

@article{Eng1965HereditaryOA,
  title={Hereditary Ovalocytosis and Haemoglobin E-Ovalocytosis in Malayan Aborigines},
  author={L L Eng},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1965},
  volume={208},
  pages={1329-1329}
}
THE red blood cells of mammalian vertebrates, including man, are normally round, except those of the camel, which are characteristically oval in shape. Less than 15 per cent of the red blood corpuscles in normal healthy men are oval, but in severe anaemias the number of oval cells in the peripheral blood may become much higher. This symptomatic ovalocytosis… CONTINUE READING