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Abnormal haemoglobins in zambia. A new haemoglobin zambia α60 (E9) lysine→Asparagine

Br Med J 1969; 4 doi: (Published 06 December 1969) Cite this as: Br Med J 1969;4:586

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  1. G. P. T. Barclay,
  2. Deborah Charlesworth,
  3. H. Lehmann


    A survey for abnormal haemoglobins in Zambia has demonstrated Haemoglobin S—including 187 cases of sickle-cell anaemia, Haemoglobin J Oxford on one occasion, and a new Haemoglobin Zambia in four unrelated families. No evidence for β-thalassaemia was found, but Haemoglobin H disease and other evidence for α-thalassaemia were found.