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An automated screening technique for the detection of sickle-cell haemoglobin
  1. D. M. Canning,
  2. R. S. Crane,
  3. R. G. Huntsman,
  4. G. I. Yawson
  1. Department of Pathology, Lambeth Hospital (St Thomas' Hospital), Brook Drive, London


    An automated technique is described which is capable of detecting sickle-cell haemoglobin and differentiating the sickle-cell trait from sickle-cell anaemia. The method is based upon the Itano solubility test and utilizes Technicon equipment.

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