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The red cell distribution width in sickle cell disease--is it of clinical value?

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The red cell distribution width (RDW) has been studied during the clinical steady state in 1121 patients with homozygous sickle cell (SS) disease, 344 with sickle cell-haemoglobin C (SC) disease, 68 with sickle cell-beta+ thalassaemia, 49 with sickle cell beta 0 thalassaemia and in 130 control subjects with a normal (AA) genotype. The mean RDW was moderately increased in S beta + thalassaemia and SC disease and markedly increased in S beta 0 thalassaemia and SS disease. In SS, SC and S beta 0...

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Journal:
Clinical and laboratory haematology
Volume:
13
Issue:
3
Pages:
229-237
Publication date:
1991-01-01
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EISSN:
1365-2257
ISSN:
0141-9854
Source identifiers:
109109

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