Prevalence of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and hereditary hemochromatosis gene mutations in Algarve, Portugal

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Barreto da Silva, Marta; Gaio, Vânia; Fernandes, Aida; Mendonça, Francisco; Horta Correia, Filomena; Beleza, Álvaro; Gil, Ana Paula; Bourbon, Mafalda; Vicente, A.M.; Dias, Carlos Matias;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge, IP
  • Subject: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency | Hereditary Hemochromatosis | Public Health Genetics | Gene Variants | Determinantes da Saúde e da Doença | Doenças Cardio e Cérebro-vasculares

Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency and hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) are two of the most fatal genetic disorders in adult life, affecting million individuals worldwide. They are often under-diagnosed conditions and diagnosis is only made when the patient is already ... View more
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