Distribution of hemoglobinopathy disorders in Saudi Arabia based on data from the premarital screening and genetic counseling program, 2011–2015

The prevalence rates of β-thalassemia (β-thal) and Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) in Saudi Arabia are considered one of the highest compared to surrounding countries in the Middle East (0.05% and 4.50%, respectively). In this study, Secondary data analysis was obtained from the premarital screening and g...

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Main Authors: Eman S. Alsaeed, Ghada N. Farhat, Abdullah M. Assiri, Ziad Memish, Elawad M. Ahmed, Mohammad Y. Saeedi, Mishal F. Al-Dossary, Hisham Bashawri
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Atlantis Press 2018-03-01
Series:Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health
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Online Access:https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125906103/view