A 40-year-old female with family history of alpha-thalassemia was evaluated for anemia. The gap PCR and multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification (MLPA) test were performed using this patient’s blood specimen. The results are shown below.
| Guang Yang, B.Med., Ph.D.
Resident, Molecular Genetic Pathology
|Kandelaria (Ande) Rumilla, M.D.
Consultant, Laboratory Genetics and Genomics
Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine