ISSN 2409-5834

The Prevalence of Hereditary Elliptocytosis in Iraq-Kerbala

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Mohammed Shnain Ali ,Zainab Al-Ali ,Duha Maithem Hassan


Background: Hereditary elliptocytosis is a well-known red cell membrane disorder that is usually asymptomatic with difficulty to determine the actual incidence. Aim: This work aims to assess the prevalence of hereditary elliptocytosis in Iraq-Kerbala. Materials and methods: In this cross-sectional prospective study 10000 persons were examined by hematologist during the period from January 2014 to March 2022 in a specialized legal private laboratory for hematological investigations in Iraq/Kerbala through doing full blood count and blood film

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