Biomarkers of Sickle Cell Lung Disease -BOLD

Official Title
Biomarkers of Sickle Cell Lung Disease -BOLD
Purpose

This is a study to determine risk factors for developing lung disease in children with sickle cell disease (SCD). Specifically we are researching factors that lead to the development of Acute Chest Syndrome, a pneumonia-like illness that affects many children with SCD.

Could this study be right for you?

--Diagnosis of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)
--under the age of 19