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Microcytosis and Alpha and Beta Thalassaemia in Prospective Blood Donors of East Indian Descent in Trinidad and Tobago
Journal of Molecular Biomarkers & Diagnosis
People of East Indian descent account for 40% of the Trinidad and Tobago (TT) population. Most came from Uttar-Pradesh and West Bengal in India where thalassaemia is prevalent. The thalassaemia carrier frequency and exact mutations are unknown in TT. Diagnostic DNA analysis is not routinely available. Objective: To estimate the carrier frequency of thalassaemia among prospective blood donors. Method: Blood samples were obtained from 125 prospective blood donors of East-Indian origin. CBC wasdoi:10.4172/2155-9929.1000227 fatcat:7w35elxm4vg7zl2fx3f66uyrmu