Public Health England
A blood test can identify adults who carry the gene for haemoglobin E.
This publication explains about being a carrier and how this can affect an individual and their family.
- what a haemoglobin E carrier is
- possible conditions children could inherit from a carrier
- what the result means for other people in the family
- genetic inheritance for haemoglobin disorders
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Contact the PHE Screening helpdesk with any queries about this publication, making sure you include its full title.