HEMOGLOBIN E TRAIT

ABOUT HEMOGLOBIN E TRAIT

PERSONS WITH HEMOGLOBIN E TRAIT ARE ASYMPTOMATIC.

  • BLOOD SMEAR WILL SHOW NORMAL RED BLOOD CELLS, TARGET CELLS AND SOME MAY BE SMALL AND PALE IN COLOR.
  • IT IS SOMETIMES THOUGHT THAT PERSONS WITH SMALL RED BLOOD CELLS SHOULD TAKE IRON.
  • PERSONS WITH HEMOGLOBIN E TRAIT NEED NO MEDICATION.