Annals of Hematology

, Volume 91, Issue 2, pp 301–302 | Cite as

Screening for hereditary spherocytosis in routine practice: evaluation of a diagnostic algorithm with focus on non-splenectomised patients

  • Lies Persijn
  • Carolien Bonroy
  • Veerle Mondelaers
  • Anna Vantilborgh
  • Jan Philippé
  • Veronique Stove
Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lies Persijn
    • 1
  • Carolien Bonroy
    • 1
  • Veerle Mondelaers
    • 2
  • Anna Vantilborgh
    • 3
  • Jan Philippé
    • 1
  • Veronique Stove
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Clinical Biology, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and ImmunologyGhent University HospitalGhentBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric Hemato-oncologyGhent University HospitalGhentBelgium
  3. 3.Department of HematologyGhent University HospitalGhentBelgium

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