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Sickle Cell Trait Verification

Athletes are required to have verification of their sickle trait test.

Since August 2013 new athletes are required to have verification of their sickle cell trait test, which is attached to the physical form.

You are tested at birth for this trait. Your physician may verify this with the hospital at which you were born and then sign the form. If you do not know your status, you may opt to have a simple blood test conducted by your physician to determine your status or may ask for a waiver, which you would sign when coming to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Those who choose the waiver will need to comply with additional education once coming to UW Oshkosh.