Is Sickle Cell Trait as Benign as is Usually Assumed?

Study point of contact

Lorena Madrigal, PhD Anthropology
8139742138
[email protected]
Carroll N Flansburg, in progress
8025851054
[email protected]

Locations

1 United States site

Age

> 18 Years

Study type

Observational

Gender

Male

Compensation

Unknown

About the study

This study will look at the five different types of sickle cell and their relation to
self-reported ill health to determine whether or not one or two of the sickle cell haplotypes
are correlated with worse health outcomes. Participants can do complete the study in under
half an hour in the privacy of their own home.

participation requirements

– over the age of 18

– male

– has previously played or currently plays high school or college football

– carries sickle cell trait

participation restrictions

– under the age of 18

– female

– does not carry sickle cell trait

– has not played or does not play high school or college football

Locations

  • Tampa, Florida, United States, University of South Florida, 33620 [Recruiting]