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How is sickle cell anemia detected?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Blood test

Every newborn baby undergoes "newborn screening" test before they are released from hospital.
Most of abnormal hemoglobins, e.g. Hemoglobin s in sickle cell disease, are detected.

In brief: Blood test

Every newborn baby undergoes "newborn screening" test before they are released from hospital.
Most of abnormal hemoglobins, e.g. Hemoglobin s in sickle cell disease, are detected.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Kevin Hiler
Surgery

In brief: Blood test

There is a screening blood test.

In brief: Blood test

There is a screening blood test.
Dr. Kevin Hiler
Dr. Kevin Hiler
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