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dc.creatorSouth Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
dc.date.accessioned2016-11-28T13:40:06Z
dc.date.available2016-11-28T13:40:06Z
dc.date.issued2016-11
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10827/23237
dc.description.abstractThese bookmarks state: Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that affects red blood cells and causes organ damage, anemia, and lifelong episodes of pain. The disease most commonly affects people of African, Asian, Mediterranean, Central and South American ancestry. About 70,000 Americans are currently diagnosed with sickle cell anemia. Newborn screening for sickle cell disease and trait is required in South Carolina and most other states. One in 10 African Americans has the sickle cell trait. Knowing if you have the trait is important! Also is a list of available resources with addresses and phone numbers.
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dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherSouth Carolina State Library
dc.relation.ispartofSouth Carolina State Documents Depository
dc.rightsCopyright status undetermined. For more information contact, South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201.
dc.subjectAfrican Americans--Health and hygiene
dc.subjectBookmarks--South Carolina
dc.subjectSickle cell anemia
dc.titleProtect your body, your temple : Get the Facts about Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle Cell Trait
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