Postmortem molecular diagnosis of sickle beta thalassaemia.

@article{Kutlar2005PostmortemMD,
  title={Postmortem molecular diagnosis of sickle beta thalassaemia.},
  author={Ferdane Kutlar and D Mirmow and Michele L Glendenning and Leslie Holley and Abdullah Kutlar},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  year={2005},
  volume={58 5},
  pages={548-9}
}
This report describes a case in which the diagnosis of sickle cell disease (SCD) was established after death. The diagnosis of sickle cell syndrome was made in a 68 year old black patient who was found to have sickled red blood cells in many organs at necropsy although the disease had not been diagnosed during her lifetime. DNA was isolated from a… CONTINUE READING