Beta-globin gene mutations in children with beta-thalassemia major from Sanliurfa province, Turkey


Aycicek A., Koc A., Ozdemir Z. C. , Bilinc H., KOÇYİĞİT A., Dilmec F.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY, vol.28, no.4, pp.264-268, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjh.2011.86
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.264-268

Abstract

Objective: The prevalence of (beta-thalassemia in Sanhurfa province, Turkey is reported to be 2.6%-3.7%, whereas nation-wide the frequency of beta-thalassemia is 2%. This study aimed to identify the most frequent beta-thalassemia mutations in Sanhurfa province.