International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 10, Part E (2018)
Survey of sickle cell anemia at Satgaon Bhusari Maharashtra India
Sickle cell anemia is the most common form of sickle cell disease (SCD) SCD is a serious disorder in which the body makes sickle-shaped red blood cells. "sickle-shaped" means that the red blood cells are shaped like a crescent.
Normal red blood cells are disc-shaped and look doughnuts without holes in the center. They move easily through your blood vessels. Red blood cells contain an iron-rich protein called hemoglobin. This protein carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. The aim of study to carry out to assess the sickle cell anemia and morbidity pattern in village at Satgaon Bhusari, Chikhali tahsil of Buldana district in Maharashtra, India. The subjects were screened by solubility test.
The present study is community based cross sectional study conducted on date 12 march 2018 at village Satgaon Bhusari, tehsil Chikhali of Buldana district in Maharashtra. All 25 participating individuals were 1 - 30 years of age. By arranging screening camps village Satgaon Bhusari at places primary school, sub primary health center the investigation was conduct by contact & screen each and every 1 to 30 year age group population by doing solubility test. Detailed history of each individual was recorded with age, sex, cast, smoking habit, food habit, family history and morbidity status etc.
The population was screened by solubility test.
How to cite this article:
Prema Ratnaparkhi, Sujata Vilasrao Tale, Dr. Gokul Kale. Survey of sickle cell anemia at Satgaon Bhusari Maharashtra India. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(10):369-371.