This test is one of the major tests of all time. Thalassemia is known as a group of inherited blood disorders that can be passed from parents to children. Beta thalassemia screening can help to detect any potential risks of Thalassemia in a patient. The detection of hemoglobinopathies is also another major objective of this test. No specific preparations are required to go for this test. You just need to follow the instructions given by your doctor in a proper manner. Inform your doctor if you are already on medication. The test results may vary depending upon age, gender and health conditions.
What is Beta thalassemia screening?
Beta thalassemia screening is used to detect beta thalassemia blood disorder.
When to get examined?
- Growth problem
- Osteoporosis in children
- Enlarged spleen
- Pale skin
- Shortness of breath
In case you are having these symptoms then you can be recommended to take this test.