Thalassemia and abnormal hemoglobin

@article{Fucharoen2002ThalassemiaAA,
  title={Thalassemia and abnormal hemoglobin},
  author={Suthat Fucharoen and Pranee Winichagoon},
  journal={International Journal of Hematology},
  year={2002},
  volume={76},
  pages={83-89}
}
Thalassemia and abnormal hemoglobins are common genetic disorders in Asia. Thalassemia is not only an important public health problem but also a socio-economic problem of many countries in the region. The approach to deal with the thalassemic problem is to prevent and control birth of new cases. This requires an accurate identification of the couple at high risk for thalassemia. However, the diagnosis of thalassemia carrier states need several tests which are not practical for screening the… CONTINUE READING

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