Self-Study 273 – Intermediate Level
Contact Hours (Points): 3
Written by Tim Randolph, PhD, MT(ASCP) and Brooke L. Solberg, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM
Originally written as sections of course #79 in 2000. Revised as Course #273 in 2015.
Online – 273: Course Taken Online: $40.00 BUY NOW
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION I: INTRODUCTION TO THALASSEMIA
Review of Hemoglobin Structure and Ontogeny; Thalassemias; Thalassemias vs Hemoglobinopathies
SECTION II: LABORATORY IMPLICATIONS IN THALASSEMIA
General Laboratory Findings in Thalassemia; Hematology Parameters; Microcytic/Hypochromic Red Blood Cells; Other Peripheral Blood Changes;
Hemoglobin Electrophoresis; Bone Marrow; Other Testing
SECTION III: THE BETA THALASSEMIA SYNDROMES
Beta Thalassemia Major; Pathogenesis; Clinical Findings; Laboratory Results; Differential Diagnosis; Treatment; Prognosis
Beta Thalassemia Intermedia; Pathogenesis; Clinical Findings; Laboratory Results; Differential Diagnosis; Treatment and Prognosis
Beta Thalassemia Minor; Pathogenesis; Clinical Findings; Laboratory Results; Differential Diagnosis; Treatment and Prognosis