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World distribution, population genetics, and health burden of the hemoglobinopathies.

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Although information about the precise world distribution and frequency of the inherited hemoglobin disorders is still limited, there is no doubt that they are going to pose an increasing burden on global health resources in the future. Their high frequency is a reflection of natural selection combined with a high frequency of consanguineous marriages in many countries, together with an epidemiological transition; whereby, as public health measures improve in the poorer countries of the world...

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10.1101/cshperspect.a011692

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
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Journal:
Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in medicine
Volume:
2
Issue:
9
Pages:
a011692
Chapter number:
ARTN a011692
Publication date:
2012-09-05
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EISSN:
2157-1422
ISSN:
1943-0264
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uuid:afebd839-5bae-441a-805e-6f1d02b3dcd5
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350501
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pubs:350501

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