Test Your Knowledge In Thalassemia

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  • 1. 
    What are the two major types of thalassemia ?
    • A. 

      1) alpha&omega

    • B. 

      2) alpha&beta

    • C. 

      3) beta&theta

  • 2. 
    What ethnic groups are at risk for thalassemia ?
    • A. 

      1) italian descent

    • B. 

      2) greek descent

    • C. 

      3) african descent

    • D. 

      4) all of above

  • 3. 
    Thalassemia is most often treated with red blood cell transfusions ?
    • A. 

      1) true

    • B. 

      2) false

  • 4. 
    Frequent blood transfusions can result in too much iron in the blood ?
    • A. 

      1) true

    • B. 

      2) false

  • 5. 
    Is there a cure for thalassemia ?
    • A. 

      1) yes

    • B. 

      2) no

  • 6. 
    Is thalassemia contagious ?
    • A. 

      1) yes

    • B. 

      2) no