TITLE

Editorial: Screening for sickle-cell disease

PUB. DATE
September 1974
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;9/21/1974, Vol. 3 Issue 5933, p701
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64111771

 

Related Articles

  • Sickle-cell anaemia in infancy.  // British Medical Journal;6/3/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6125, p1439 

    Examines the clinical evidence of sickle-cell anaemia among infants in Great Britain. Reduction of the proportion of fetal hemoglobin in the red cells; Occurrence of hemodialysis in babies with sickle-cell disease; Possibility of screening for hemoglobinopathy in the neonatal period.

  • Use and design of genetic screening programmes--a study. Sullivan, Helen O' // Journal of Biological Education (Society of Biology);Summer98, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p97 

    Provides information on a study designed to introduce undergraduate biology students to the social, ethical and psychological problems associated with genetic screening programs for Tay-Sachs disease (TSD) and sickle-cell anemia (SCA). Background information on the diseases; Screening programs...

  • First Documented Transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi Infection through Blood Transfusion in a Child with Sickle-Cell Disease in Belgium. Blumental, Sophie; Lambermont, Micheline; Heijmans, Catherine; Rodenbach, Marie-Pierre; El Kenz, Hanane; Sondag, Danièle; Bottieau, Emmanuel; Truyens, Carine // PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases;10/15/2015, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p1 

    The article presents a case study of Chagas infection transmitted by red blood cell (RBC)-transfusion in a seven-yeard-old boy in Belgium who suffered from sickle-cell disease. It says that the infection was detected after the implementation of a systematic Trypanosoma cruzi screening among...

  • Migrant Populations and the Diffusion of the Sickle-Cell Gene. Gelpi, A. P. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Aug73, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p258 

    Focuses on the problem of sickle-cell disease. Discussion on the sickle-cell trait in Europe and Asia; Determinants of sickle-cell gene frequencies in Old World Populations; Factors which may favor survival of sickle-cell homozygotes.

  • Sickle-Cell Trait: Benign or Malignant?  // Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec72, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p997 

    Editorial. Discusses the consequences of having abnormal hemoglobin S. Information on sickle-cell trait; Factors associated with hemoglobin AS.

  • Survey of sickle-cell disease in England and Wales. Davis, L.R.; Huehns, E.R.; White, J.M. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);12/5/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6305, p1519 

    Presents a survey of sickle-cell disease in Great Britain. Anonymity on the incidence of patients with sickle-cell syndrome among British countries; Use of the survey data for the management of the disease; Characterization of the disease.

  • SEPTEMBER IS SICKLE-CELL-AWARENESS MONTH.  // Essence (Time Inc.);Sep2002, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p82 

    Reports that the American Sickle Cell Anemia Association is calling for medical screenings of sickle-cell anemia.

  • Anaemic Crisis in Sickle-cell Disease.  // British Medical Journal;8/30/1975, Vol. 3 Issue 5982, p502 

    Examines anemic crisis in sickle-cell disease in Great Britain. Risk factors of sickle-cell anemia; Signs and symptoms of the disease; Forms of sickling crises.

  • SHORT REPORTS.  // British Medical Journal;12/4/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6048, p1360 

    Presents several medical related topics. Hematological investigations of homozygous sickle-cell disease among natives of the Punjab; Symptomatology of sickle-cell disease; Association of factor VII deficiency with nephrotic syndrome.

  • The Inheritance of Sickle Cell Disease. Konotey-Ahulu, Felix I. D. // New African;Jan2001, Issue 392, p40 

    Discusses how sickle-cell disease is passed on from parents to children. Prevalence of Haemoglobin-C in West Africa; Characteristic of Haemoglobin-S; Terms related to sickle-cell disease.

Share

Read the Article

Other Topics