Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(2): 187-189
Red Blood Cell Alloimmunization in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Population of Puerto Rico: An Observational Study
Raisa I. Balbuena-Merle, M.D.1,4, Cruz M. Nazario-Delgado, Ph.D.2, Rosa V. Rosario-Rosado, Dr.PH.2, Dalia Millán-Tapia, M.T.3, and Consuelo Climent-Peris, M.D.1,3
1Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico; 2Graduate School of Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico; 3Medical Services Administration of Puerto Rico, Clinical Laboratory Transfusion Service, San Juan, Puerto Rico; 4Yale University, Department of Laboratory Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Corresponding author: Raisa I. Balbuena-Merle, M.D.
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yale University, 330 Cedar Street, Clinic Building 441, New Haven, CT 06520-8035, USA
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Received: May 31, 2019; Revised: July 5, 2019; Accepted: October 1, 2019; Published online: March 1, 2020.
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