Gene, Cell and Tissue

Published by: Kowsar

The High Birth Rate of Thalassemia Major and the Associated Problems in Sistan and Baluchistan Province, Iran

Ali Bazi 1 , Ebrahim Miri-Moghaddam 2 , * and Zahra Moudi 3
Authors Information
1 Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Zabol, IR Iran
2 Genetics of Non-Communicable Disease Research Center, Department of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
3 Reproductive and Pregnancy Health Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Gene, Cell and Tissue: October 01, 2016, 3 (4); e38670
  • Published Online: August 2, 2016
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: April 22, 2016
  • Revised: May 18, 2016
  • Accepted: June 28, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/gct-38670

To Cite: Bazi A, Miri-Moghaddam E, Moudi Z. The High Birth Rate of Thalassemia Major and the Associated Problems in Sistan and Baluchistan Province, Iran, Gene Cell Tissue. 2016 ; 3(4):e38670. doi: 10.17795/gct-38670.

Copyright © 2016, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License ( which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
  • 1. Miri-Moghaddam E, Naderi M, Izadi S, Mashhadi M. Causes of new cases of major thalassemia in sistan and balouchistan province in South-East of iran. Iran J Public Health. 2012; 41(11): 67-71[PubMed]
  • 2. Control of β‐thalassaemia by carrier screening, genetic counselling and prenatal diagnosis: The sardinian experience. Ciba Foundation Symposium 197-Variation in the Human Genome. : 137-55
  • 3. Cao A, Rosatelli MC, Monni G, Galanello R. Screening for thalassemia: a model of success. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2002; 29(2): 305-28[PubMed]
  • 4. Najmabadi H, Karimi-Nejad R, Sahebjam S, Pourfarzad F, Teimourian S, Sahebjam F, et al. The beta-thalassemia mutation spectrum in the Iranian population. Hemoglobin. 2001; 25(3): 285-96[PubMed]
  • 5. Miri-Moghaddam E, Zadeh-Vakili A, Rouhani Z, Naderi M, Eshghi P, Khazaei Feizabad A. Molecular basis and prenatal diagnosis of beta-thalassemia among Balouch population in Iran. Prenat Diagn. 2011; 31(8): 788-91[DOI][PubMed]
  • 6. Miri-Moghaddam E, Zadeh-Vakili A, Nikravesh A, Sistani SS, Naroie-Nejad M. Sistani population: a different spectrum of beta-thalassemia mutations from other ethnic groups of Iran. Hemoglobin. 2013; 37(2): 138-47[DOI][PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:



Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments