fetal haemoglobin


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fetal haemoglobin

The form of HAEMOGLOBIN normally present in the red blood cells of the fetus. The haemoglobin alpha chains are identical to those of the adult, but the gamma chains are slightly different.
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The mean fetal haemoglobin concentration and haematocrit value were nearly the same in infants born at high altitude (16.0 [+ or -] 1.9gm / dl and 53.1 [+ or -] 6.5 % respectively) as in infants born at low altitude (15.9 [+ or -] 1.5 gm/dl and 52.6 [+ or -] 4.9 % respectively).
Here we present a case of osteopetrosis associated with chronic osteomyelitis of the mandible and increased fetal haemoglobin.
In fact, beside the membrane changes the presence of fetal haemoglobin could imbalance the oxygen uptake/delivery by RBCs in normoxia making them more susceptible to oxidative stress and, ultimately, directing them to "senescence" and phagocytosis.
Such as the lack of assay standardization, interference by Schiff base and the problems related to its measurement in patients with hemoglobinpathies, fetal haemoglobin, renal failure and haemolytic disease.
(1.) Bhattacharya N, Mukherjee KL, Chettri MK, Banerjee T, Mani U, Bhattacharya S, "A Study Report of 174 Units of Placental Umbilical Cord Whole Blood Safe Transfusion in 62 Patients As A Rich Source of Fetal Haemoglobin Supply in Different Indications of Blood Transfusion", Clinical and Experimental Obstretics and Gynecology, Vol.
This teenager has sickle cell anaemia (SS) or sickle cell Haemoglobin C disease (SC), or sickle cell beta-Thalassaemia (SbetaThal), or sickle cell Hereditary Persistence of Fetal Haemoglobin (SFhereditary).