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is the condition of a sickle cell common in america?

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Dr. Craig MacArthur
33 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes: According to the cdc in the usa, 8-10% of african americans have sickle cell trait and 0.2% have sickle cell disease.
Answered on Jan 13, 2015

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