A predictive algorithm for identifying children with sickle cell anemia among children admitted to hospital with severe anemia in Africa

Peter Olupot-Olupot, Roisin Connon, Sarah Kiguli, Robert Opoka, Florence Alaroker, Sophie Uyoga, Margret Nakuya, William Okiror, Julius Nteziyaremye, Tonny Ssenyondo

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Sickle cell anemia (SCA) is common in sub-Saharan Africa where approximately 1% of births are affected. Severe anemia is a common cause for hospital admission within the region yet few studies have investigated the contribution made by SCA. The Transfusion and Treatment of severe anemia in African Children Trial (ISRCTN84086586) investigated various treatment strategies in 3983 children admitted with severe anemia (hemoglobin 

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JournalPaediatrics and Child Health, East Africa
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2022

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