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Prevalence of sickle cell and a-Thalassemania trait in children enrolled in a malaria vaccine clinical trial, in Kombewa, Western Kenya
Human genetic polymorphisms especially those affecting the red blood cell (RBC) haemoglobin occur in high frequencies in areas that are endemic for malaria. Of these, sickle cell and alpha thalassemia traits (a+ thal) are ...
Prevalence of glucose-6- phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in children enrolled in a malaria vaccine clinical trial in Western Kenya
Deficiency of Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) is the most frequently encountered genetic abnormality of red blood cell (RBC) metabolism, and is estimated to affect over 200 million people worldwide. Malaria is ...