Your Cart
Your cart is empty

Looks like you haven't added any test / checkup to your cart

Add Test / Checkup
User Sign In Health checkup offers
HbD Iran Mutation Analysis

HbD Iran Mutation Analysis

Hemoglobin D (HbD) Iran is one of the many uncommon variants of hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells responsible for carrying oxygen throughout the body. Mutations in the genes that code for hemoglobin can lead to various hemoglobinopathies, diseases that affect the structure, function, or production of hemoglobin.

  • Test Name HbD Iran Mutation Analysis
  • Sample Type Blood
  • Preparations Required No fasting or special preparation is required for this test.
  • Report Time 7 days

HbD Iran is a result of point mutation in the β-globin gene. The mutation is mostly found in people of Middle Eastern, Indian, or Pakistani descent. Individuals with this mutation may have mild anemia, but they usually do not have any serious health problems unless they also have another hemoglobin variant, like beta-thalassemia.

HbD Iran mutation analysis is a genetic test that identifies the specific mutation causing HbD Iran. This knowledge can help guide treatment, predict disease progression, and inform family planning decisions.

Home Sample Collection Process

Book your convenient slot
Book your convenient slot
Sample Collection by Phlebotomist
Sample Collection by Phlebotomist
Reporting of the sample at lab
Reporting of the sample at lab
Download Reports
Download Reports
Frequently Asked Questions

HbD Iran mutation analysis is critical as it helps in diagnosing HbD Iran disease, understanding its severity, guiding treatment, and informing family planning decisions.

No, fasting is not necessary for the HbD Iran mutation analysis.

There is no special preparation required for the HbD Iran mutation analysis.

This test may be recommended if you have a family history of HbD Iran disease or if you or your child exhibit symptoms like unexplained anemia, jaundice, or enlarged spleen.

The test identifies the specific mutation in the β-globin gene causing HbD Iran. It helps to confirm the diagnosis and guide appropriate treatment.

HbD Iran mutation analysis is usually a one-time test, performed for diagnostic or carrier screening purposes.

As a genetic test, it does not have "normal" values. Instead, the result will either confirm the presence of the HbD Iran mutation or not.

There are no special precautions needed for the test. However, always inform your doctor about any medications you are taking, as they may interfere with the test results.

Genetic tests like this are very accurate and reliable. However, factors such as recent blood transfusions might affect the results.

As a genetic mutation, the presence of HbD Iran is a non-modifiable factor. It cannot be changed by diet, lifestyle, or medications.

If the test result confirms the presence of the HbD Iran mutation, you should consult with a hematologist or a geneticist.

Having the HbD Iran mutation means you have HbD Iran disease or are a carrier. If you are a carrier, you won't usually have symptoms but there's a chance you could pass the mutation on to your children.

Yes, you can still have children. However, if both parents are carriers of the mutation, there's a risk of having a child with HbD Iran disease. Genetic counseling may be beneficial.

Currently, there is no cure for HbD Iran disease. Treatment focuses on managing symptoms and preventing complications.

Management strategies include regular health check-ups, vaccinations against infections, folic acid supplementation, and in severe cases, blood transfusions or iron chelation therapy.

Understanding the role and importance of the HbD Iran mutation analysis provides valuable insights into diagnosing, managing, and even preventing complications associated with HbD Iran disease. The test not only plays a crucial role in identifying individuals with the disease but also aids in informing carriers, who can then make informed decisions about family planning. Though HbD Iran disease cannot be cured, early detection through this analysis enables better management of the condition and allows individuals to lead a normal and healthy life. As with any health concern, regular check-ups and consultations with your doctor are essential.

Schedule Test in Your Available Time
Locations Near You in Hyderabad
  • 4KM from Madhapur
  • 3KM from Banjara Hills
  • 1.9KM from Yusufguda
  • 3KM from Madhura Nagar
  • 5KM from Shaikpet