Haemoglobinopathy

Keywords: Haemoglobin variants

Key information

Appropriate Tests

Please see separate entries as outlined below

Full blood count, Blood film, Haemoglobin electrophoresis. Quantitation of abnormal haemoglobin, HbA2, HbF.

Family studies may be required.

Prenatal diagnosis - Molecular genetics.

Thalassaemia

 

Sickle cell disorders

 

Other haemoglobinopathies, eg, haemoglobins E, C, D, etc.