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Last Updated: 12 June 2022

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Hepatitis B immunization in sickle cell disease patients

"Material and Methods: The study was a prospective descriptive research looking at the immunization of hepatitis B of vaccinated sickle cell patients in the Joseph Ravoahangy University Hospital's Haematology Department from June 2019 to March 2020. " According to an expanded program of immunization, with at least three injections of hepatitis B vaccine, whether surgical or not, of any ethnic origin, with or without clinical or biological signs of hepatitis, is vaccinated against hepatitis B. None of the 36 sickle cell patients vaccinated were anti-HBsAb positive, shielded against hepatitis B, and 8 patients were clinically inactive and at risk of contracting hepatitis B. ".

Source link: https://zenodo.org/record/6627573


REINFORCING AND ENABLING FACTORS INVOLVED IN THE UPTAKE OF SICKLE-CELL DISEASE SCREENING AMONG COLLEGE OF EDUCATION STUDENTS IN NIGERIA

In Sub-Saharan Africa countries, "Unmarried youths' knowledge of SCD and genetic testing is poor. " However, genetic testing can help individuals who may have or are at risk of having genetic disorders based on their genetic profile, as well as their family history. This report examined the educational support and enabling factors leading to sickle cell screening and counseling uptake among students at Oyo and Osun State College of Education, Ilesha, Canada. Materials and Methodology: This research examined the socioeconomic support and enabling factors toward sickle cell screening and counseling uptake among students. The majority of the respondents were female in both Emmanuel Alayande College of Education and Osun State College of Education respectively, and respondents aged between 15 to 30 years. Most of the FG participants were of the opinion that going for SCD screening was not safe due to anxiety about the outcome and the consequences it may have on them. Support from health care professionals is notably influential in influencing their uptake of SCD screening, according to the majority and of the respondents in EACE and OSCE respectively. Both FACE and OSCE participants emphasized a lack of adequate screening centers, the distance between such centers, and poor health care culture as contributing factors that could hinder the adoption of SCD screening. Conclusion: The study found that almost half of respondents in EACE and some of OSCE respondents did not perform genotype testing. ".

Source link: https://zenodo.org/record/6623394

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