Prenatal diagnosis of sickle cell anemia in twin pregnancies and identification by VNTRs


ATTILA G., YALIN S., TULI A. , YALIN E., Aksoy K.

CLINICA CHIMICA ACTA, cilt.350, ss.137-142, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 350
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.cccn.2004.07.020
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICA CHIMICA ACTA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.137-142

Özet

Background: Sickle cell anemia (SCA) is an inherited disorder of hemoglobin synthesis that is characterized by life-long severe hemolytic anemia, attacks of pain crisis, and chronic organ system damage. In this study, prenatal diagnosis was performed to three couples (families A, B, and C) with twin pregnancies Who were at risk for SCA.