Strategies for basic laboratory diagnostics of the hemoglobinopathies in multi-ethnic societies: interpretation of results and pitfalls.

@article{Giordano2013StrategiesFB,
  title={Strategies for basic laboratory diagnostics of the hemoglobinopathies in multi-ethnic societies: interpretation of results and pitfalls.},
  author={Piero Carlo Giordano},
  journal={International journal of laboratory hematology},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={465-79}
}
The consistent multi-ethnic migrations of the last decades have considerably changed the epidemiology of the hemoglobinopathies. Healthy carriers of these conditions are present today in many nonendemic parts of the world, and severely affected children are now born where these diseases were previously rare or unknown. Improving the competence in carrier… CONTINUE READING