Evaluation of Married Haemoglobinopathic Carrier Couples for Prevention of Haemoglobinopathic Births


NAZLICAN E. , Çelenk O., Kerkez B., Demirhindi H. , AKBABA M. , Kiremitci M.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.30, ss.394-399, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2013.9076
  • Dergi Adı: BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.394-399

Özet

Background: Abnormal haemoglobins (Hb) and thalassaemias are some of the most frequently observed hereditary disorders in the world, but especially in the Mediterranean region where Turkey is located. Hatay province is one of the largest provinces in the region, suggested as a target area to be selected for preventive programs after studies by three Turkish universities, i.e. Cukurova, Akdeniz and Hacettepe Universities in Turkey.