Chapter 4. Sickle Cell Haemoglobin and its Interactions with other Variant Haemoglobins and with Thalassaemias

  1. Barbara J. Bain MBBS FRACP FRCPath

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988787.ch4

Haemoglobinopathy Diagnosis, Second Edition

Haemoglobinopathy Diagnosis, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bain, B. J. (ed) (2007) Sickle Cell Haemoglobin and its Interactions with other Variant Haemoglobins and with Thalassaemias, in Haemoglobinopathy Diagnosis, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988787.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Professor of Diagnostic Haematology, St Mary's Hospital Campus of Imperial College, Faculty of Medicine, London and Honorary Consultant Haematologist, St Mary's Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405135160

Online ISBN: 9780470988787

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Keywords:

  • sickle cell anaemia;
  • sickle cell trait;
  • blood film;
  • sickle solubility test;
  • vascular obstruction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sickle cell trait

  • Sickle cell anaemia

  • Sickle cell/haemoglobin C disease

  • Sickle cell/b thalassaemia

  • Other causes of sickle cell disease

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