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My husbands blood report is: haemoglobin is 16.5 MCV 80 MCH 26.9 MCHC 33.4 RDW 13.6 MPV 7.6 I would like to know if he has minor thalassemia or not .or are any further tests required to identify.

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Yes there is a specific test for thalassemia. Do that.
The test results are not suggestive of thalassemia minor. There is still a possibility of silent variants and other forms of thalassemia (delta-beta etc).; however those are inconsequential and asymptomatic unless you are also a thal minor in which case your children will be at risk of moderate anemia.
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