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hemoglobinopathy

[‚hē·mə‚glō·bə′näp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Any blood dyscrasia resulting from the genetically determined alteration of the chemical nature of hemoglobin.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated control of haemoglobinopathy particularly AY-thalassemia major in the developing countries as one of the major priorities.
both parents and sister, to investigate a suspected haemoglobinopathy.
Studies were undertaken to look for the prevalence of anaemia, worm infestation and haemoglobinopathy disorders like sickle cell disease, thalassaemia and G6PD deficiency.
However, most of our patients with high Hb in the F window were mostly homozygous [beta]-thalassaemia patients or double heterozygous [beta] thalassaemia/ haemoglobinopathy patients confirmed by Hb-electrophoresis and family studies.
There are limited reports on haemoglobinopathy and malaria in Yunnan.
If invasive diagnostic testing, such as chorionic villus sampling or amniocentesis, is recommended as a consequence of a haemoglobinopathy or Down's syndrome screening result, to ascertain whether the fetus is affected, women should be aware of the possible risk of HIV transmission with the procedure.
The child was referred to our hospital, a tertiary care centre, for further management and investigation of the probable diagnosis of a haemoglobinopathy.
The hand-foot syndrome in sickle-cell haemoglobinopathy.
They were presented with their awards at a ceremony in Coventry by Lynne Mathers, haemoglobinopathy nurse from the Diana, Princess of Wales Children's Hospital in Birmingham.
A remarkably useful book, Variant Haemoglobins will be valuable for haematopathologists, clinical and laboratory haematologists in practice and in training and all laboratory staff involved in haemoglobinopathy diagnosis.
Thalassaemia is a hereditary haemoglobinopathy that is common in Pakistan.
The high prevalence rate of haemoglobinopathy and Beta-thalassaemia in tribal population in India.