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Family planning - please consider having a carrier test for genetic blood disorders
Around 1 in 20 people worldwide 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.
- Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Australia (TASCA)
- Parenting, Children's health, Genes and genetics
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- Last reviewed:
- December 2021
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