hemoglobin Köln

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hemoglobin Köln

an unstable hemoglobin that has methionine substituted for valine at position 95 of the beta chain, usually resulting in hemolytic anemia with Heinz bodies in the erythrocytes.
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Pseudoreticulocytosis in a patient with hemoglobin Koln due to autofluorescent erythrocytes enumerated as reticulocytes by the Cell-Dyn 4000.
Unexpectedly low pulse oximeter readings in a boy with unstable hemoglobin Koln.