Four. The Thalassaemias and Related Conditions

  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.ch4

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) The Thalassaemias and Related Conditions, in Variant Haemoglobins: A Guide to Identification, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444328318.ch4

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:

  • The thalassaemias and related conditions;
  • Beta thalassaemia heterozygosity;
  • Haemoglobin A2 and β thalassaemia diagnosis;
  • Beta thalassaemia homozygosity and compound heterozygosity;
  • Delta beta thalassaemia;
  • Gamma delta beta thalassaemia;
  • Alpha plus thalassaemia;
  • Hereditary persistence of fetal haemoglobin;
  • Alpha zero thalassaemia;
  • Haemoglobin Bart's hydrops fetalis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Beta thalassaemia heterozygosity

  • Haemoglobin A2 and β thalassaemia diagnosis

  • Beta thalassaemia homozygosity and compound heterozygosity

  • Delta beta thalassaemia

  • Gamma delta beta thalassaemia

  • Delta thalassaemia

  • Hereditary persistence of fetal haemoglobin

  • Alpha plus thalassaemia

  • Alpha zero thalassaemia

  • Haemoglobin H disease

  • Haemoglobin Bart's hydrops fetalis

  • References