TYPES AND FREQUENCY OF HEMOGLOBINOPATHIES, DIAGNOSED BY HB ELECTROPHORESES IN THE LADY READING HOSPITAL PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN

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Abstract

ABSTRACTS
To determine the frequencies of various Haemoglobinopathies in the suspected anemia patients, this study was carried
out. A total of the 350 patients displayed symptoms of anemia were assessed for this study. Cellulose acetate
electrophoresis at pH 8.4 was performed on Hemoglobin extracted from the red blood cells of the patients. Out of
the total 350 patients, 115 (32.9 %) were diagnosed with beta thalassemia trait with 55 (15.7 %) males and 60 (17.1
%)female ratio.45(12.9 %) patients were diagnosed with beta thalassemia major with 15(4.3 %) males and 30(8.6%)
females ratio. Sickle cell anemia was diagnosed in 3 (0.8 %) patients, all of them were females. Sickle beta thalassemia
was diagnosed in 07(02 %) patients with 04 (1.1 %) males and 03 (0.9 %) females ration, while 01 male (0.2 %) was
diagnosed with Hb D trait.

Authors: 
Huma Riaz1
Munawar Ali Shah2
Gule Rehan3
Rashid Azeem3

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