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Beta-thalassemia


Other Names for this Disease

  • Beta thalassemia intermedia
  • Beta thalassemia major
  • Beta thalassemia minor
  • Cooley's anemia
  • Erythroblastic anemia
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  • I've been told that I am a carrier for beta-thalassemia and I have low levels of hemoglobin. Can I donate blood? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Beta thalassemia intermedia
  • Beta thalassemia major
  • Beta thalassemia minor
  • Cooley's anemia
  • Erythroblastic anemia
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.