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Hemoglobin. 2005;29(4):285-7.

Identification of a new delta chain hemoglobin variant in a beta-thalassemia carrier: Hb A2-mumc [delta13(a10)Ala-->Asp].

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Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Abstract

We describe a case of beta-thalassemia (thal) trait in which the patient also carries a novel delta chain variant due to a missense mutation at amino acid codon 13 (GCC-->GAC, Ala-->Asp). The level of Hb A2 was not elevated, raising the potential for misdiagnosis.

PMID:
16370490
DOI:
10.1080/03630260500310794
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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