Distribution of abnormal hemoglobins in Puerto Rico and survival studies of red blood cells using Cr51.


By RAMON M. SUAREZ, ROBERTO Buso, LEO M. MEYER AND S. T. OLAVARRIETA T HE FIRST STUDY on sicklemia in Puerto Rico was that of Pons and Oms ( 1934) #{149}l They reported an incidence of sickling in 5.6 per cent of the StIl)ject5 studied. sIore recently ( 1957 ) Torregrosa, Rivera Trujillo and Ruiz Soler2 reported an incidence cf sicklemia of 4.2 per cent in… (More)


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