Journal of
Medical Laboratory and Diagnosis

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Lab. Diagn.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2618
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMLD
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 55

Full Length Research Paper

Screening for hemoglobinipathy in Beja tribes and other minor groups living in Port Sudan City

Mohammed Omer Gibreel*,
  • Mohammed Omer Gibreel*,
  • Haematology Department, Port Sudan Ahlia College, Port Sudan, Sudan.
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Mubarak El Saeed Elkarsani
  • Mubarak El Saeed Elkarsani
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences, University of Karary, Sudan.
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Munsour Mohammed Munsoor
  • Munsour Mohammed Munsoor
  • Hematology Department, Faculty of Medical laboratory Sciences, University of Sudan, Sudan
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El Yasaa Ahmed Gubartella
  • El Yasaa Ahmed Gubartella
  • Hematology Department, Faculty of Medical laboratory Sciences, University of Sudan, Sudan
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  •  Received: 13 July 2014
  •  Accepted: 19 August 2014
  •  Published: 30 September 2014


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