ISSN: 1300-7777 E-ISSN: 1308-5263
Two rare hemoglobin variants in the Çukurova Region of Turkey: Hb E-Saskatoon and Hb G-Coushatta [Turk J Hematol]
Turk J Hematol. 2011; 28(4): 323-326 | DOI: 10.5152/tjh.2011.88  

Two rare hemoglobin variants in the Çukurova Region of Turkey: Hb E-Saskatoon and Hb G-Coushatta

Ahmet Genç1, Mehmet Akif Çürük2
1Vocational School Of Health Services, Adıyaman University, Adıyaman, Turkey
2Department Of Biochemistry, Faculty Of Medicine, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Hb E-Saskatoon and Hb G-Coushatta are rare hemoglobin variants that are not a health problem. Herein we present a Turkish woman that was diagnosed as homozygous Hb E-Saskatoon (only the second such case reported from Turkey) and a Turkish boy diagnosed as heterozygote Hb E-Saskatoon. Additionally, 2 Turkish sisters diagnosed as heterozygote Hb G-Coushatta are presented.

Keywords: Hb E-Saskatoon, Hb G-Coushatta


Türkiye'nin Çukurova bölgesinde görülen iki nadir hemoglobin: Hemoglobin E-Saskatoon ve Hb G-Coushatta

Ahmet Genç1, Mehmet Akif Çürük2
1Vocational School Of Health Services, Adıyaman University, Adıyaman, Turkey
2Department Of Biochemistry, Faculty Of Medicine, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Hb E-Saskatoon ve Hb G-Coushatta herhangi bir sağlık sorununa yol açmayan nadir görülen iki hemoglobin varyantıdır. Hb E-Saskatoon vakası Türkiye’de rapor edilmiş ikinci homozigot vakadır. Bu çalışmada, bir homozigot ve bir heterozigot Hb E-Saskatoon tanımlanmıştır. Başka bir olgu da iki kız kardeş heterozigot Hb G-Coushatta olduğu belirlenmiştir.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Hb E-Saskatoon, Hb G-Coushatta


Ahmet Genç, Mehmet Akif Çürük. Two rare hemoglobin variants in the Çukurova Region of Turkey: Hb E-Saskatoon and Hb G-Coushatta. Turk J Hematol. 2011; 28(4): 323-326

Corresponding Author: Ahmet Genç, Türkiye


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