HPLC-HB Electrophoresis- Symptoms, Precautions, Treatment

HPLC-HB Electrophoresis- Symptoms, Precautions, Treatment

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What is HPLC -HB Electrophoresis?

  • HPLC -HB Electrophoresis:
    Haemoglobin Electrophoresis and High-Performance Liquid Chromatography
    or Capillary Electrophoresis
  • HB Electrophoresis: Haemoglobin Electrophoresis
  • HB: Haemoglobin

Haemoglobin, as we all know it, is the protein that is found in our red blood cells; its function is the transportation of oxygen to the organs and tissues of the body.

The HB Electrophoresis test is a blood test that is used to measure the levels of the haemoglobin as well as abnormalities regarding the types of haemoglobin whereas the HPLC -HB Electrophoresis is used to find out the various types of haemoglobin that are present in the blood. The HPLC -HB Electrophoresis is basically a quantitative analysis of the blood unlike the HB Electrophoresis which is the qualitative analysis.

When to Get the Test? Symptoms:

  • Jaundice which presents itself through the yellowing of the skin and whitening of the eyes
  • Fatigue
  • Sickle cell disease that can present itself through severe pain
  • In children, it can present itself through growth issues


  • In case of Thalassemia, the treatment revolves around frequent blood transfusions, iron reducer medication.
  • Sickle cell disease diagnosis would require medication to manage chronic pain, vitamin and blood transfusions and even chemotherapy.


  • Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Disease cannot be prevented but there are many measures to manage the symptoms and avoid complications of the disease.
  • In case of Thalassemia, avoid a diet with high iron content as it can interfere with the blood transfusion.
  • In case of Sickle Cell Disease, one can manage it by taking folic acid supplements, mild exercise, no smoking, enough water, basically have a healthy lifestyle and do as the doctors prescribe.

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The HPLC -HB Electrophoresis shows the quantitation of the Haemoglobin fractions. The HPLC -HB Electrophoresis test has been developed over the HB Electrophoresis in order to screen for and/or find out any specific haemoglobinopathies or those that have a higher relative sensitivity. The procedure allows for the screening as well as the confirmation of the haemoglobinopathies!

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