Haemoglobinopathy

Last updated: Friday, 03, December, 2010
Specific DiseasesAppropriate Tests

FBC, blood film; haemoglobin electrophoresis; quantitation of abnormal haemoglobin, haemoglobin A2, haemoglobin F.

Family studies may be required.

Prenatal diagnosis - molecular genetics.

Thalassaemia

Sickle cell disorders

Other Haemoglobinopathies eg. Haemoglobins E, C, D, etc.