Detection of Hetrozygous Beta Thalasseaemia in Parents and Grand Parents of Known Beta Thalassaemia Major children

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Imran ud Din Khattak
Muhammad Tayyab
Zafar Iqbal
Syed Ikhlaq Amjad
Jehanzeb Khan
Muhammad Asim
Fazle Raziq
Alia Naheed Zaidi

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One hundred families of known beta thalassemia major children were analyzed at PGMI LRH Peshawar for the detection of beta thalassaemia trait. The screening was performed in the parents and grandparents (both maternal as well as paternal). Beta thalassaemia trait was detected in all the families. The overall 415 cases (69.2%) out of 600 subjects were beta thalassaemia carrier trait.

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Khattak I ud D, Tayyab M, Iqbal Z, Amjad SI, Khan J, Asim M, Raziq F, Zaidi AN. Detection of Hetrozygous Beta Thalasseaemia in Parents and Grand Parents of Known Beta Thalassaemia Major children. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 21 [cited 2022 Aug. 14];15(1). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/718
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