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Volume 2010, Article ID 706872, 5 pages
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High Prevalence of Alpha- and Beta-Thalassemia in the Kadazandusuns in East Malaysia: Challenges in Providing Effective Health Care for an Indigenous Group

1Department of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia
2School of Science and Technology, University of Malaysia-Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah 88999, Malaysia
3Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Malaysia, Putra Serdang, Selangor 43400, Malaysia

Received 26 April 2010; Revised 30 June 2010; Accepted 20 July 2010

Academic Editor: Peter J. Oefner

Copyright © 2010 Jin-Ai Mary Anne Tan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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