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Advances in Hematology
Volume 2016, Article ID 7302912, 7 pages
Research Article

Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency and Sickle Cell Trait among Prospective Blood Donors: A Cross-Sectional Study in Berekum, Ghana

1Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
2Holy Family Hospital, Berekum, Brong-Ahafo Region, Ghana

Received 25 May 2016; Revised 4 August 2016; Accepted 25 August 2016

Academic Editor: Emili Montserrat

Copyright © 2016 Patrick Adu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Patrick Adu, Florence Haruna, Edward Morkporkpor Adela, Essel K.M. Bashirudeen, and Richard K.D. Ephraim, “Significantly elevated foetal haemoglobin levels in individuals with glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase disease and/or sickle cell trait: A cross-sectional study in Cape Coast, Ghana,” BMC Hematology, vol. 17, no. 1, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Enoch Aninagyei, Emmanuel Tetteh Doku, Patrick Adu, Alexander Egyir-Yawson, and Desmond Omane Acheampong, “Storage related haematological and biochemical changes in Plasmodium falciparum infected and sickle cell trait donor blood,” BMC Hematology, vol. 18, no. 1, 2018. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar