Information for Health Care Providers

Sickle Cell Disease and Other Hemoglobinopathies 

Screening for Hemoglobinopathies
All infants born in Missouri are screened for sickle cell conditions.

NBS ACT sheet on Sickle Cell Anemia 
NBS ACT Sheet on Hemoglobin S/Beta plus Thalassemia 
NBS ACT sheet on Hemoglboin S/C Disease

This information is designed to provide general guidelines to the primary care physician when an infant has a positive newborn screening result.  Physicians are encouraged to contact a specialist in hemoglobinopathies at one of the sickle cell resource centers for consultation or referral if needed to evaluate the clinical condition of the infant.

Links to Other Resources