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Recent Publications:

Trends in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease-Related Mortality in the United States, 1983-2002.  The Journal of Pediatrics. Nov. 2008. Link to article.

Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Newborn Screening in Louisiana.  Pediatrics.  Oct. 2007;120(4):e749-e755. Link to article.

Progestogen-only contraceptive use among women with sickle cell anemia: a systematic review.  Contraception. 2006 Feb; 73(2):195-204.  Link to article.

Articles of Interest:

Relation between the response to iron supplementation and sickle cell hemoglobin phenotype in preschool children in western Kenya.  Am J Clin Nutr 2004; 79:466 –72. Link to article.

Increased Efficacy of Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine in the Treatment of Uncomplicated Falciparum Malaria among Children with Sickle Cell Trait in Western Kenya.  The Journal of Infectious Diseases 2002; 186:1661–8. © 2002 by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Link to article.

Protective effects of the sickle cell gene against malaria morbidity and mortality.  Lancet 2002; 359:1311-1312. Link to article.

Update: Newborn Screening for Sickle Cell Disease – California, Illinois, and New York.  MMWR August 18, 2000; 49(32);729-731. Link to article.

Newborn Screen for Sickle Cell Disease:  Public Health Impact and Evaluation in Part IV Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating Population Interventions; Genomics and Public Health in the 21st Century. July 2000.  Link to article.

Sickle Hemoglobin (Hb S) Allele and Sickle Cell Disease: A HuGE Review.  American Journal of Genetics 2000 May 1; 151(9): 839-845.  Link to article.

Preventing morbidity and mortality from sickle cell disease a public health perspective.  Am J Prev Med 1999; 16(2):116-121.  Link to article.

Mortality among children with sickle cell disease identified by newborn screening during 1990-1994 – California, Illinois, and New York. MMWR 1998; 47:169-172.  Link to article.


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