Family planning....? - please consider having a carrier test for genetic blood disordersThis document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Family planning....? - please consider having a carrier test for genetic blood disorders (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: Around 1 in 20 people worlwide is thought to have inherited an altered globin gene which they could pass on to their children. If you are a carrier of an altered globin gene it is important that your partner has a blood test to determine his or her carrier status.
Organisation: Thalassaemia Society of Victoria Inc
Last reviewed: September 2020
Target audience: General
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