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Does the sickle cell trait (heterozygous carrier status) confer protection against malaria?
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PMID:  23174384     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The high frequency of the gene for sickle-cell hemoglobin in malaria-endemic regions is believed to be due to an advantage in surviving malaria. We report the case of a woman with both malaria and hemoglobin S.
Authors:
C Désidéri-Vaillant; J Sapin-Lory; L Di Costanzo; C Cano; D Lambrechts; S Le Mener; K Le Nestour; X Nicolas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medecine et sante tropicales     Volume:  -     ISSN:  2261-2211     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Sante Trop     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101581406     Medline TA:  Med Sante Trop     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Laboratoire de biologie.
Vernacular Title:
L'hémoglobine S protège-t-elle du paludisme ?
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