The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 36, Issue 11, pp 432–435 | Cite as

Alkali resistant hemoglobin-F levels during O-5 years of life in normal Indian children

  • V. Khurana
  • K. N. Agarwal
Original Articles


Fetal hemoglobin estimations were made in 528 normal children between 0–5 years of age by using the alkali denaturation technique. The observation indicate that mean values at 1–11/2 years, 11/2–2 years and 2–3 years are 5.25±2.60, 5.34±3.10 and 2.90±3.8 per cent respectively. After 4 years of age, values more than 2.0% are rarely observed.


Cord Blood Normal Child Fetal Cell Total Hemoglobin Definite Trend 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Khurana
    • 1
  • K. N. Agarwal
    • 1
  1. 1.New Delhi

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