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Microcytosis for Thalassemia Evaluation

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with microcytosis for thalassemia using the algorithm of Kiss et al.

Specialty:

Hematology, Hematology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

D50, D56

Description:

Kiss et al developed an algorithm for when to evaluate a patient with microcytosis for thalassemia. This model incorporates use of a Bayesian model based on the prevalence of beta-thalassemia in different populations. The authors are Toronto and Hamilton in Canada.

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