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Table 3 Hematologic data and genetic modifiers for the 4 TI patients with β00 genotype

From: Molecular characterization of β-thalassemia intermedia in the West Bank, Palestine

Patient # 1 2 3 4
Age / age at diagnosis 17/6 16/5 29/3 39/1
Age at first transfusion, years 6 5 < 1 1
Hb, g/dL 7.7 8.6 9.8 8.7
MCV, fL 66.5 91.8 76.4 99.0
MCH, pg/cell 23.1 26.1 26.2 28.6
HbF, % 68.0 67.0 83.0 46.8
HbA2, % 2.3 1.8 2.3 2.9
β-thalassemia genotype IVS-II-1/ IVS-II-1 IVS-II-1/ IVS-II-1 IVS-II-1/ IVS-II-1 IVS-I-1/ Cd37
XmnI SNP γG − 158 C > T +/+ +/+ +/+ −/−
α- thalassemia genotype αα/αα αα/αα αα/αα αIVSI(−5nt)α/ αα