Imran Ud Din Khattak, Mohammad Tayyab, Zafar Iqbal, Syed Ikhlaq Amjad, Jehanzeb Khan, Syed Muhammad Asim, Fazle Raziq, Alia Naheed Zaidi.
Detection of heterozygous Beta Thalassemia in parents and grand parents of known Beta Thalassemia major children.
J Postgrad Med Inst Jan ;15(1):61-5.
One hundred (100) families of known beta thalassemia major children were analysed at Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar for the detection of beta thalassemia trait. The screening was performed in the parents and grandparents (both maternal as well as paternal). Beta thalassaemia trait was detected in all the families. The overall 415 cases (69.2%) out of 600 subjects were beta thalassemia carrier trait.
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