beta-Thalassemia mutations and hemoglobinopathies in Adana, Turkey: results from a single center study


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GÜVENÇ B. , Canataroglu A., Unsal C., Yildiz S. M. , Turhan F. T. , Bozdogan S. T. , ...More

ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, vol.8, no.3, pp.411-414, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/aoms.2012.28811
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.411-414

Abstract

Introduction: beta-Thalassemia and hemoglobinopathies are common genetic disorders in Turkey and in this retrospective study our aim was to determine the frequency of beta-thalassemia and hemoglobinopathies in Adana, which is one of the biggest cities located in the southern part of Turkey.