Sickle-cell anaemia: report by the Secretariat
Executive Board, 117. (2006). Sickle-cell anaemia: report by the Secretariat. World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/20659
DescriptionExecutive Board 117th session, provisional agenda item 4.8
Gov't Doc #EB117/34
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Al Arrayed, Sheikha S.; Haites, Neva (1995)Genetic disorders of haemoglobin are prevalent in Bahrain. In a study of the hospital population covering 56 198 Bahrainis, we found that 2% of newborns have sickle-cell disease [SCD] and 18% have sickle-cell trait, while 24% are carriers of the [-thalassaemia gene. In a study of the presentation of SCD among Bahrainis it was found that the mild form of the disease predominates, but a wide clinical variability is apparent. It was also found that their haematological values are similar to those of patients from Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia, where ...