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Sickle Cell Trait


Released Date:

4/16/2019

Revised:


Title:

Practice Guide for Sickle Cell Trait Identified in Newborn Screening

Description:

Tools to provide guidance to health care providers when they receive notification a newborn in their care is a sickle cell trait carrier. Providers will be responsible for communicating results with the family and arranging necessary follow-up in accordance with this guide.

Target Population:

Infants born in Alberta after April 1, 2019

Exclusions:

Adults
  
Short Description
  
  
Practice Guide For Sickle Cell Trait Identified In Newborn Screening
Sickle Cell Trait Notification Algorithm
Summary
  
Practice Guide For Sickle Cell Trait Identified In Newborn Screening
Background And Advice Re Notification To Families And Follow-Up For Sickle Cell Trait Carrier
Guideline
  
Newborn Sickle Cell Trait FAQs
Resource For Health Care Providers When Talking To Parents Re Newborn Sickle Cell Trait Status
Tools