haemoglobinopathy


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haemoglobinopathy

(ˌhiːməʊɡləʊbɪˈnɒpəθɪ; ˌhɛm-) or

hemoglobinopathy

n
(Pathology) any of various inherited diseases, including sickle-cell anaemia and thalassaemia, characterized by abnormal haemoglobin
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Noun1.haemoglobinopathy - a blood disease characterized by the presence of abnormal hemoglobins in the blood
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
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Tenders are invited for selection of service provider for screening and confirmation of haemoglobinopathy disorder among adolescent (6-21 years) and pregnant women for st population of fifteen districts of jharkhand
The treatment of HCV in patients with haemoglobinopathy in Kurdistan Region, Iraq: A single centre experience.
Among genetic disorders the most frequently encountered haemoglobinopathy is [beta]-thalassaemia major.
Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a structural haemoglobinopathy which is extremely diverse in its presentation regarding disease severity and organ involved.
(4) However, when a woman has haemoglobinopathy or when the case is in doubt, it should be checked.
This divided patients into normal, ID/ACD, IDA and haemoglobinopathy clinical groupings.
Future studies should examine haemoglobinopathy, and infections with helminthes to gain a better sense of their impact in Zambia.
There are estimated 200 million carriers of beta thalassemia gene all over the world and nine million being in Pakistan.2,3 Thalassemia is the commonest inherited haemoglobinopathy and in Pakistan the carrier rate for [beta] thalassemia gene is reported between 4.5 - 13% in some major populated cities like Lahore, Rawalpindi, Karachi and highest in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.6,7 The present study showed a frequency of 18.41% in women of child bearing age.
However, in patients with persistent unexplained microcytosis and/ or hyopchromia following a thorough haematological assessment, a full investigation for the presence of a haemoglobinopathy is warranted.
Tasked with giving the Haemoglobinopathy department its coolest-ever festive look, six members of staff turned the ward into a scene straight out of hit Disney movie Frozen, complete with an Elsa and a Princess Anna to welcome children as they enter the ward.
Evaluating five dedicated automatic devices for haemoglobinopathy diagnostics in multi-ethnic populations.