40 Million Nigerians have Sickle Cell Trait (CARRIER)

40 Million Nigerians have Sickle Cell Trait (CARRIER)

Sickle Cell Disease
• Individuals with AS GENOTYPE are perfectly healthy
• Individuals with AS do not carry the disease
• They can transmit it to their offspring if married to another AS, SC, or SS
• Informed decisions with the help of a genetic counselor will help