- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Adult carriers: sickle cell, thalassaemia, unusual haemoglobin and Population screening programmes: leaflets and how to order them
- 1 January 2012
This leaflet can help healthcare professionals speak with adults who are carriers of haemoglobin type C.
PDF, 209KB, 12 pages
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A blood test can identify adults who carry a gene for haemoglobin type C.
This document explains about being a carrier and how this can affect an adult and their family.
It sets out:
what a haemoglobin C carrier is
how it will affect the person’s children
possible disorders a child could inherit
what the result means for other people in the family
The publication also includes information about how genetic inheritance for haemoglobin disorders work.
Published: 1 January 2012