The ethnic distribution of sickle cell disease in Sudan

  title={The ethnic distribution of sickle cell disease in Sudan},
  author={Majdi Mohammed Sabahelzain and Hanan A. Hamamy},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is one of the most common inherited disorders of haemoglobin in Africa and it is expected that sickle cell trait varies in frequency in different areas in Sudan. An extensive literature search was carried out accessing the US National Library of Medicine, the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region resources, the Catalogue for Transmission Genetics in Arabs and papers and documents published in Sudan that included data on the prevalence of sickle cell anaemia and trait. Rates… CONTINUE READING


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