Diagnosis and clinical relevance of co-inheritance of haemoglobin D-Punjab/β+-thalassemia traits in an immigrant Afghan family

Ralph Huits, Anne-Marie Feyens, Niels Lonneville, Xavier Peyrassol, Anne-Sophie Adam, Beatrice Gulbis, Marjan Van Esbroeck

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Abstract

We report on a Pashtun family affected by haemoglobin D-Punjab/β+-thalassemia to increase the awareness of the increasing prevalence of haemoglobinopathies among primary care physicians. We highlight the diagnostic approach of these conditions and the benefits of genetic counselling.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Pathology
ISSN0002-9173
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 2022

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