Hb S


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Hb S

Abbreviation for sickle cell hemoglobin.

Hb S

abbreviation for hemoglobin S.

Hb S

Abbreviation for hemoglobin S; sickle cell hemoglobin.

Patient discussion about Hb S

Q. Please precribe for me the possible medicine (treatment) for sickle cells. Secondly, my boy lost hearing at 4 1- I need to know how sickle cells can be treated. 2- My boy just surprisingly lost his abillity to hear anything at the age of 4.

A. wow...you are going through some hard times...it's the hardest thing in the world seeing your children in pain. loosing his hearing could be caused by clots that were formed and destroyed the ear nerve. but it's unlikely it happened in both ears...so i would check it out. and about treatment- there are a variety of treatments, so i found a web site with them all. and even some that are still in research: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/Sca/SCA_Treatments.html

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In the United States, approximately 10% of African Americans carry either the Hb S or Hb C allele.
Improvements to immunoassays have largely eliminated analytic interferences from the most common Hb variants, which include Hb S and Hb C.
The mutated amino acid for Hb S and Hb C is shown in gray.
1c] samples from 2 hospitals were screened (Variant II b-thalassemia, Bio-Rad, Inc, Hercules, California) for Hb SS, Hb SC, and Hb S-bthalassemia.
the Hb S trait) because they are usually clinically silent, but such a variant might still be clinically important if its presence can lead to erroneous test results.
2] Nonstandard abbreviations: Hb, hemoglobin; CE-HPLC, cation-exchange high-performance liquid chromatography; Hb S, sickle cell Hb.
Hb E-Saskatoon and Hb S appeared to have significantly different retention times (d = 0.
It was slightly cathodal to Hb S on alkaline electrophoresis (Fig.
2], and Hb S showed no statistical difference (data not shown) with regard to column and/or reagent changes.
Hb S in one neonatal sample was confirmed with a monoclonal antibody assay, HemoCard (Isolab).
Hb A and Hb S concentrations were corrected for small unknown peaks (glycosylated Hbs and degradation peaks) with the following formula: Hb [S.
The accuracy of the HPLC method for quantification of Hb S was evaluated by split-sample comparison with alkaline agarose gel electrophoresis.