Screening for sickle cell and beta thalassaemia

Interview 27


Brief outline: Newborn screening showed the baby was a haemoglobin E carrier. The mother was also found to be a carrier, but the father was not affected.

Background: Married couple with one child aged 4 months. Father aged 35, market trader. Mother aged 29, full-time mother. Ethnic background/nationality' father half Arab, half White British, mother Thai.

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