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Thalassemia in Sri Lanka: a progress report.

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The thalassemias pose an increasing burden for health-care services in many Asian countries. In order to conserve rare resources, it is essential to determine the reasons for the remarkable phenotypic heterogeneity and natural history of these disorders so that the most cost-effective methods for their control and management can be established. A long-term observational study of patients with different forms of thalassemia in Sri Lanka suggests that in addition to the well-defined primary, se...

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10.1093/hmg/ddh250

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
Journal:
Human molecular genetics More from this journal
Volume:
13 Spec No 2
Issue:
REV. ISS. 2
Pages:
R203-R206
Publication date:
2004-10-01
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EISSN:
1460-2083
ISSN:
0964-6906
Language:
English
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uuid:f23e1c82-42d1-4bd2-9650-e31d0dd8a88e
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119583
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2012-12-19

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