Haemoglobin H inclusions
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5 mL blood in EDTA tube.
Fresh blood incubated with supravital stain; blood films examined for HbH inclusions.
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Investigation of possible thalassaemia; characterisation and family studies of thalassaemias.
HbH inclusions can be found in the a thalassaemia traits and in haemoglobin H disease.
Working Party of the General Haematology Task Force of the British Committee for Standards in Haematology. Br J Haematol 1998; 101: 783-792.