Get Screened to Know Your Sickle Cell Status

To find out whether you or your loved one has sickle cell disease (SCD) or sickle cell trait (SCT), blood tests must be done to screen for these conditions. Arming yourself with this information is referred to as knowing your sickle cell status.

This “Patient Education” tear sheet was produced through a collaboration among ASH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America.

Patient Education: Get Screened to Know Your Sickle Cell Status

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