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A simple, rapid, low-cost diagnostic test for sickle cell disease

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Abstract

This communication describes a very simple, rapid and inexpensive point-of-care diagnostic test for sickle cell disease (SCD) that can conclusively differentiate between blood samples from normal healthy individuals, sickle cell trait carriers and SCD patients using the characteristic blood stain patterns produced by each sample on paper.

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The article was received on 25 Nov 2012, accepted on 04 Feb 2013 and first published on 06 Feb 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3LC41302K
Citation: Lab Chip, 2013,13, 1464-1467
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    A simple, rapid, low-cost diagnostic test for sickle cell disease

    X. Yang, J. Kanter, N. Z. Piety, M. S. Benton, S. M. Vignes and S. S. Shevkoplyas, Lab Chip, 2013, 13, 1464
    DOI: 10.1039/C3LC41302K

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