Neonatal screening for sickle cell disease in France

@article{BardakdjianMichau2008NeonatalSF,
  title={Neonatal screening for sickle cell disease in France},
  author={J. Bardakdjian-Michau and M. Bahuau and D. Hurtrel and C. Godart and J. Riou and M. Mathis and M. Goossens},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Pathology},
  year={2008},
  volume={62},
  pages={31 - 33}
}
  • J. Bardakdjian-Michau, M. Bahuau, +4 authors M. Goossens
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Pathology
  • Background: As a result of population growth in African-Caribbean regions of overseas France, and now immigration essentially from North and sub-Saharan Africa to mainland France, neonatal screening for sickle cell disease (SCD) has been performed in France since 1985 in Guadalupe and dependencies, as a universal test. After several pilot studies, screening was gradually extended to mainland France in 1996. Since 2000, the test has been performed at national level for all newborns defined as… CONTINUE READING
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