Clinical, hematological, and molecular characterization of sickle cell anemia pediatric patients from two different cities in Brazil.

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This study focused on clinical, hematological, and molecular aspects of sickle cell anemia pediatric patients from two different cites in Brazil. Seventy-one patients from São Paulo and Salvador, aged 3 to 18 years, were evaluated. Hematological analyses, betaS globin gene haplotypes, and alpha2 3.7kb-thalassemia were performed. Numbers of hospitalizations… (More)

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@article{Lyra2005ClinicalHA, title={Clinical, hematological, and molecular characterization of sickle cell anemia pediatric patients from two different cities in Brazil.}, author={Isa Menezes Lyra and Marilda Souza Goncalves and Joseffina A Pellegrinei Braga and Maria de F{\'a}tima C{\^a}mera Gesteira and Maria Helena Catelli de Carvalho and Sara Terezinha Olalla Saad and Maria Stella Figueiredo and Fernando Ferreira Costa}, journal={Cadernos de saude publica}, year={2005}, volume={21 4}, pages={1287-90} }