ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition

ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition

December 04, 2018
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Inexpensive sickle cell diagnostic tool shows perfect accuracy in Uganda

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Editor's note: The editors of Blood, an ASH journal, retracted this abstract on March 11, 2019. For an explanation of the retraction, click here.


SAN DIEGO — An inexpensive, easy-to-use diagnostic tool for sickle cell disease showed 100% accuracy among a large cohort of children from Uganda, according to findings presented during the late-breaking abstract session of ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition.



Nankanja R, et al. Abstract LBA-3. Presented at: ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition; Dec. 1-4, 2018; San Diego.