College of Osteopathic Medicine Faculty Articles

Title

Screening for Alpha-Thalassemia Gene Mutations using the Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin

Publication Title

Prenatal Diagnosis

Abstract

Conclusion: This study adds to current knowledge on including MCH as part of the screening for α-globin gene mutations in pregnant women. Larger studies are recommended to further understand the role of integrating MCH into the screening guidelines for α-thalassemia in the United States.

Disciplines

Medical Specialties | Medicine and Health Sciences | Osteopathic Medicine and Osteopathy

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