Three. Common Haemoglobins of Major Clinical or Diagnostic Importance

  1. Barbara J. Bain MB BS, FRACP, FRCPath Professor of Diagnostic Haematology1,
  2. Barbara J. Wild PhD, FIBMS Clinical Scientist2,
  3. Adrian D. Stephens MB BS, MD, FRCPath Honorary Consultant Haematologist3 and
  4. Lorraine A. Phelan MIBMS4

Published Online: 18 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328318.ch3

Variant Haemoglobins: A Guide to Identification

Variant Haemoglobins: A Guide to Identification

How to Cite

Bain, B. J., Wild, B. J., Stephens, A. D. and Phelan, L. A. (2010) Common Haemoglobins of Major Clinical or Diagnostic Importance, in Variant Haemoglobins: A Guide to Identification, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444328318.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    St Mary's Hospital Campus of Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, St Mary's Hospital, London, UK

  2. 2

    Haemoglobinopathy Genetics Centre, University College Hospitals London NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

  3. 3

    University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

  4. 4

    Haemoglobinopathy BMS Lead, Haematology Laboratory, St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405167154

Online ISBN: 9781444328318

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Keywords:

  • Common haemoglobins of major clinical or diagnostic importance;
  • high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC);
  • red blood cell count (RBC);
  • mean cell haemoglobin concentration (MCHC);
  • Normal adults and the influence of acquired disorders on globin chain synthesis;
  • human immunodeficiency virus (HIV);
  • Acquired conditions affecting globin chain synthesis;
  • Normal and premature neonates;
  • Common and important variant haemoglobins

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Normal adults and the influence of acquired disorders on globin chain synthesis

  • Pregnancy

  • Acquired conditions affecting globin chain synthesis

  • Normal and premature neonates

  • Common and important variant haemoglobins

  • References