A rare case of alpha-thalassaemia intermedia in a Malay patient double heterozygous for alpha(+)-thalassaemia and a mutation in alpha1 globin gene CD59 (GGC --> GAC).

Haematology Unit, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.
The Medical journal of Malaysia 12/2009; 64(4):321-2.
Source: PubMed


A rare case of thalassaemia-intermedia involving a non-deletion alpha thalassemia point mutation in the alpha1-globin gene CD59 (GGC --> GAC) and a deletion alpha+ (-alpha(3.7)) thalassaemia in which use of high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) C-gram Hb subtype profile and DNA molecular analysis helped establish the diagnosis.

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