Prevention and control of haemoglobinopathies / M. Angastiniotis ... [et al.]
Angastiniotis, Michael, Modell, Bernadette, Englezos, P & Boulyjenkov, Victor. (1995). Prevention and control of haemoglobinopathies / M. Angastiniotis ... [et al.]. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 1995 ; 73(3) : 375-386 http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/46078
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Al Arrayed, Sheikha S.; Haites, Neva (1995)Genetic disorders of haemoglobin are prevalent in Bahrain. In a study of the hospital population covering 56 198 Bahrainis, we found that 2% of newborns have sickle-cell disease [SCD] and 18% have sickle-cell trait, while 24% are carriers of the [-thalassaemia gene. In a study of the presentation of SCD among Bahrainis it was found that the mild form of the disease predominates, but a wide clinical variability is apparent. It was also found that their haematological values are similar to those of patients from Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia, where ...