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National Day of the Guthrie Test alert for examination in the first months of life for infants

Diagnosis can help prevent sickle cell disease that is hereditary and is a major symptom chronic anemia

 
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Only in Rio de Janeiro, one patient every 1288 have sickle cell disease, which is hereditary and is one of the main symptoms to chronic anemia and may be prevented by the neonatal screening test.
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Only in Rio de Janeiro, one patient every 1288 have sickle cell disease, which is hereditary and is one of the main symptoms to chronic anemia and may be prevented by the neonatal screening test.

National Day of the Guthrie Test, celebrated on Wednesday (6), experts warn that the examination should be made between the third and fifth days of life baby. Only in Rio de Janeiro, one patient every 1288 have sickle cell disease, which is hereditary and is one of the main symptoms to chronic anemia and may be prevented by the neonatal screening test. (Veja mais informações sobre as doenças que podem ser detectadas no exame)

Over the past 12 years, the Industry Screening of Nenotal Hemorio held 1,505,094 and currently there are 1168 patients on treatment with sickle cell disease and 73,328 records with sickle cell trait (hemoglobin trait).

The State Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology Luiz Capriglione (IEDE) has conducted 71,902 tests from January to May. In 2011, 158,939 tests were performed, and in 125 patients, was detected sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait presented 7726.

Source: Isaude.net
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