Bacterial meningitis in patients with sickle cell anemia in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil: a report on ten cases

Sickle cell anemia (SCA) is a common genetic blood disorder, affecting millions worldwide. According to current evidence, individuals with SCA have more than 300 times greater risk to develop bacterial meningitis (BM) than the general population. Herein we have described the characteristics of a ser...

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Main Authors: Francine Chenou, Jailton Azevedo, Helena Ferreira Leal, Marilda de Souza Gonçalves, Joice Neves Reis
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2020-04-01
Series:Hematology, Transfusion and Cell Therapy
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