Did you know...
A man and a woman with the sickle cell trait have a 25% chance of having a baby with sickle cell disease every time a pregnancy occurs.
Engaging Patients for better health care outcomes
Alert to Parents
All babies are tested at birth in South Carolina for a variety of genetic traits and disorders. Sickle Cell Disease is included in this panel of testing.
To be responsible for all children identified for assistance, parents are asked to do the following: