May 2019 — Molecular Genetic

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.

Multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification (MLPA) results of a normal control, a heterozygous 3.7 deletion case, an anti-3.7 case, and the current case
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Photo of Guang Yang, Med., Ph.D. Guang Yang, B.Med., Ph.D.
Resident, Molecular Genetic Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Photo of Kandelaria (Ande) Rumilla, M.D. Kandelaria (Ande) Rumilla, M.D.
Consultant, Laboratory Genetics and Genomics
Mayo Clinic
Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

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