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How common is the sickle cell disease trait in america?
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Dr. Joseph Roosth
Internal Medicine
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In brief: 8-10%
The prevelance of sickle cell trait in african americans is thouight to be about 8 to 10 percent.
It may be as high as 25 to 30 percent in certain parts of western africa.

In brief: 8-10%
The prevelance of sickle cell trait in african americans is thouight to be about 8 to 10 percent.
It may be as high as 25 to 30 percent in certain parts of western africa.
Dr. Joseph Roosth
Dr. Joseph Roosth
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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Sickle trait common?
In the United States about 3 million have sickle cell trait (source www.
Sicklecelldisease.Org). In african americans, approximately 1 in 12 carry the sickle cell trait.

In brief: Sickle trait common?
In the United States about 3 million have sickle cell trait (source www.
Sicklecelldisease.Org). In african americans, approximately 1 in 12 carry the sickle cell trait.
Dr. Scott Diede
Dr. Scott Diede
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