Newborn Screening for Hemoglobinopathies and Red Cell Enzymopathies in Tripura State: A Malaria-Endemic State in Northeast India.
- Dipti Upadhye,
- Rajat S Das,
- Jayanta Ray,
- Shukdeb Acharjee,
- Kanjaksha Ghosh,
- Roshan B Colah,
- Malay B Mukherjee
Hemoglobin 2018 Feb 8:1-4. Epub 2018 Feb 8.
a Department of Haematogenetics , National Institute of Immunohaematology, Indian Council of Medical Research , Mumbai , India.
Hemoglobinopathies are a group of inherited single gene disorders. There are reports on hemoglobin (Hb) variants identified in the tribal and non-tribal populations of Tripura State in northeastern India. This study aimed to determine the spectrum of hemoglobinopathies and enzymopathies by newborn screening in Tripura State and assess the extent of neonatal jaundice. Read More