Newborn screening for non-sickling hemoglobinopathies.

  • Carolyn C Hoppe
  • Published 2009 in
    Hematology. American Society of Hematology…


The hemoglobinopathies encompass a heterogeneous group of disorders associated with mutations in both the alpha-globin and beta-globin genes. Non-sickling disorders are found primarily in individuals of Mediterranean, Asian and Southeast Asian ancestry. With rapid growth in the Asian and Hispanic segments of the US population, the geographic distribution of… (More)
DOI: 10.1182/asheducation-2009.1.19


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@article{Hoppe2009NewbornSF, title={Newborn screening for non-sickling hemoglobinopathies.}, author={Carolyn C Hoppe}, journal={Hematology. American Society of Hematology. Education Program}, year={2009}, pages={19-25} }