sickle cell trait


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sickle cell trait

n.
A hereditary condition, usually harmless and without symptoms, in which an individual carries only one mutated hemoglobin gene for sickle cell anemia. The sickle cell trait confers resistance to some forms of fatal malaria.

sick′le cell` trait`



n.
the usu. asymptomatic hereditary condition that occurs when a person inherits from only one parent the abnormal hemoglobin gene characteristic of sickle cell anemia.
[1925–30]
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For the study, Boden and his colleagues compared deaths from heat and sickle cell trait before and after the NCAA instituted heat training guidelines in 2003 and sickle cell screening in 2010.
"I used to think I couldn't give blood as I carry the sickle cell trait. But when I discovered I could, I registered and have given blood twice.
* Sickle Cell Trait and Reducing Risk in Sports project starter
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The Study aimed to detect the sickle cell trait patients in Heglig area to control the disease and create awareness among people of the genetic consequences of inbreeding and improve behaviour and attitude towards consanguineous marriages.
According to the American Society of Hematology (ASH) (2018), Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is the most common inherited blood disorder worldwide affecting more than 100,000 Americans, while one to three million Americans carry Sickle Cell Trait (SCT).
To prevent or ameliorate severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria, why not evaluate the impact of exchange transfusions of sickle cell trait red blood cells?
Prevalence of sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait in national neonatal screening studies.
An inquest in 2016 found he had died as a result of "vigorous exercise" and the effects of cocaine and alcohol, although it heard evidence of Mr Bolsenbroek having the "sickle cell trait", which can cause red blood cells to 'sickle' or change shape, usually in times of great stress.
He was co-chair of the National Athletic Trainers' Association Inter-Association Task Force on Sickle Cell Trait in Athletes and a member of the Inter-Association Task Force on Exertional Heat Illness.
FRIDAY, April 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For African-Americans, sickle cell trait (SCT) seems not to be associated with the incidence of ischemic stroke, according to a meta-analysis published online April 23 in JAMA Neurology.