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Smart Vaccines For Sickle Newborns

Prevnar and Pneumovax are two antibacterial medications that can help prevent pneumonia, blood infections, and meningitis infection in the spinal column. Prevnar is given to all babies. Pneumovax is given to sickle cell disease patients when they are two years old.

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It's also a good idea to have family members tested on a regular basis. A complete blood count (CBC) and a reticulocyte count are included in all well and sick visits (Retic). For each patient, a baseline level will be set, which must be understood. While you're feeling fantastic, it's critical to know what your baseline level is.

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A sensor on the finger is used to assess vital signs at the clinic, as well as in the emergency department or hospital when someone is sick. The test may be performed at the age of 1–2 years in rare cases to distinguish between different kinds of the illness. By the age of two months, hemoglobin electrophoresis (commonly known as the "sickle cell test") is required to detect sickle cell disease.

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