Chapter 5. Other Significant Haemoglobinopathies

  1. Barbara J. Bain MBBS FRACP FRCPath

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988787.ch5

Haemoglobinopathy Diagnosis, Second Edition

Haemoglobinopathy Diagnosis, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bain, B. J. (ed) (2006) Other Significant Haemoglobinopathies, in Haemoglobinopathy Diagnosis, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988787.ch5

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



  • electrophoresis;
  • cyanosis;
  • haemoglobinopathy;
  • haemoglobin c trait;
  • microcytosis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Haemoglobin C

  • Haemoglobin E

  • Haemoglobin D-Punjab/D-Los Angeles

  • Haemoglobin G-Philadelphia

  • Haemoglobin O-Arab

  • Unstable haemoglobins

  • Haemoglobin M

  • High-affinity haemoglobins

  • Low-affinity haemoglobins

  • Haemoglobin F variants

  • Haemoglobin A2 variants

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