N Engl J Med. 2014 Nov 13;371(20):1908-1916
Authors: Piel FB, Weatherall DJ
More than 100 varieties of α-thalassemia have been identified. Their geographic distribution and the challenges associated with screening, diagnosis, and management suggest that α-thalassemias should have a higher priority on global public health agendas.
PMID: 25390741 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]