Keith Chambers, Leicester Royal Infirmary
Undergraduate science or medical student, trainee biomedical scientist
Word Doc Case Study – SCOOTER98a_Sickle_Trait_Case_Study
PDF File – SCOOTER98b_Sickle_Trait_Case_Study
Identification of sickle cell trait requires a combination of looking at blood cell morphology and biochemistry. This case study steps you through some important points to understand fully the characteristic of the blood. A solubility test may also be performed to provide a firm diagnosis.