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Journal: Human Heredity
Hum Hered (1996) 46 (2): 112–114.
Published Online: 03 September 2008
... was performed. The frequency of Hb S was 4.6% and β thalassemia 2.3%. In 35 of 2,113 prospective families, both partners were found to be carriers. During the 4-year follow-up period, prenatal diagnosis was sought in 10 pregnancies of these at-risk families. This study indicated that premarital screening...