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

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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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Submitted
25 Nov 2012
Accepted
04 Feb 2013
First published
06 Feb 2013

Lab Chip, 2013,13, 1464-1467
Article type
Communication

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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