Which among the following comparisons of the Haemophilia A and haemophilia B is / are correct?
1.While Haemophilia A is a genetic disease, Haemophilia B is a rare non-genetic disease
2.While in Haemophilia A person bleeds for longer time, in Haemophilia B, a person bleeds more profoundly
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2 are correct

Haemophilia is group of hereditary genetic disorders that impair the body’s ability to control blood clotting or coagulation, which is used to stop bleeding when a blood vessel is broken.

Haemophilia A is a recessive X-linked genetic disorder involving a lack of functional clotting Factor VIII and represents 80% of haemophilia cases. Haemophilia B is a recessive X-linked genetic disorder involving a lack of functional clotting Factor IX. It comprises approximately 20% of haemophilia cases. Haemophilia C is an autosomal genetic disorder (i.e. not X-linked) involving a lack of functional clotting Factor XI. Haemophilia C is not completely recessive: heterozygous individuals also show increased bleeding.

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