Saudi Med J 2022 Apr;43(4):353-359
From the Department of Laboratory (Kang, Yi, Tan, Q. Li, C. Li), Chongqing Health Center for Women and Children, Chongqing, China.
Objectives: To analyze pregnant-specific intervals for hemoglobin A2 (HbA2), hemoglobin fetal (HbF), and cut-off points of HbA2 for thalassemia in Chongqing, China.
Methods: Between September 2015 and April 2019, the study recruited 10039 individuals of reproductive age. Of which, 4399 healthy normal individuals were selected to determine reference values for HbA2 and HbF. Read More