Prevention of Thalassaemias and Other Haemoglobin Disorders: Volume 1: Principles [Internet]

2 edition. Nicosia (Cyprus): Thalassaemia International Federation; 2013.


Volume 1 of the Prevention Book presents the principles of a programme for the prevention of the thalassaemia and other haemoglobin disorders, including a description of the various types of disorders requiring prenatal diagnosis, the strategies used for carrier screening, and a number of annexes listing upto date epidemiological and mutation data on thalassaemia. This book was written for use in combination with Volume 2, which describes many of the laboratory protocols in great detail.

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