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    • Emergence of sickle cell gene through migration and intermarriage: A case study 

      Okwi, A. L.; Byarugaba, Wilson; Parkes, Arthur; Bimenya, Gabriel S.; Othieno, Emmanuel; Tumwine, James K.; Ndugwa, Christopher M. (Africa Journal of Animal and Biomedical Sciences, 2009)
      Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inheritable disorder which is very common among persons of equatorial regions including Africa. The evolution of SCD is linked to malaria endemicity in which sickle cell traits are selected for ...
    • An up-date on the prevalence of sickle cell trait in Eastern and Western Uganda. 

      Okwi, A.L.; Byarugaba, Wilson; Ndugwa, Christopher M.; Parkes, Arthur; Ocaido, Michael; Tumwine, James K. (BioMed Central, 2010)
      Background: The first survey on sickle cell disease (SCD) done in Uganda in 1949, reported the district of Bundibugyo in Western Uganda to have the highest sickle cell trait (SCT) prevalence (45%). This is believed to be ...