PREVALENCE AND MOLECULAR ANALYSIS OF beta-THALASSEMIA IN ADIYAMAN, TURKEY


GENÇ A., TAŞTEMİR KORKMAZ D., Buyukleyla M., Celiker M.

HEMOGLOBIN, vol.36, no.2, pp.131-138, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/03630269.2012.658128
  • Title of Journal : HEMOGLOBIN
  • Page Numbers: pp.131-138

Abstract

Thalassemia is one of the most common hereditary disorders in the Mediterranean region. We report here the results of a premarital screening carried out in Adiyaman in the southeastern region of Turkey, a region with a hitherto unknown incidence of beta-thalassemia (beta-thal).