DETECTION OF β-THALASSAEMIA TRAIT: ASTI DY OF FIFTY FEMALES

SHAHID ANJUM, MUHAMMD TAQYYAB, SYED HUMAYUN SHAH, NASEER CHAUDHRY

Abstract


Background: his study was carried out to detect beta-thalassaemia frail in the siblings of beta thalassaemia major
children by Hemoglobin (Hb) electrophoresis Methods: Subjects were divided into two groups Group I Mas the
patterns group comprising 100-subjects siblings of beta- thalassaemia major children and Group 2 was the control
group with 25-subjects Results: It was observed that 58% of the siblings of beta-thalassaemia major children had betathalassaemia trail Even in the control group 2 subjects had beta thalassaemia trait which shows that thalassaemia gene
is very common in Hazara division of Pakistan.

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