haemoglobinopathy


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Related to haemoglobinopathy: thalassemia, Hemoglobinopathies

he·mo·glo·bi·nop·a·thy

(hē'mō-glō'bi-nop'ă-thē)
A disorder or disease caused by or associated with the presence of hemoglobins in the blood.
Synonym(s): haemoglobinopathy.
[hemoglobin + G. pathos, disease]

he·mo·glo·bi·nop·a·thy

(hē'mō-glō'bi-nop'ă-thē)
A disorder or disease caused by or associated with the presence of hemoglobins in the blood.
Synonym(s): haemoglobinopathy.
[hemoglobin + G. pathos, disease]
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A diagnostic approach in a patient with a suspected haemoglobinopathy requires a thorough history and clinical examination, directed laboratory testing including family studies, and an accurate interpretation of the results.
(ii) the expected contribution of migrant groups to the haemoglobinopathy gene pool in the new host country;
The lower levels of HbE compared to other P-chain structural variants could be attributed to HbE being a thalassaemic haemoglobinopathy with unstable m-RNA (16).
Malaria, haemoglobinopathy and G6PD deficiency are common in Indo-China.
Laboratory testing should include full blood count (followed by haemoglobin electrophoresis if a haemoglobinopathy is suspected), coagulation profile, cavernous blood gases, and urine toxicology (1,3).
Similarly, the low MCH values confirm anaemia, and could also indicate haemoglobinopathy or nutritional deficiency.
Thalassemia major is an autosomal recessive haemoglobinopathy being one of the most frequent genetic disorders worldwide1.
Staff from Slater & Gordon were given two hours to turn the haemoglobinopathy ward into a winter wonderland.
Along with colleagues from Crown Worldwide Group, Paul Rowntree surprised children in the haemoglobinopathy unit with a visit to decorate their ward for Christmas.