Anaemia, iron deficiency and malaria in a rural community in Brazilian Amazon.

@article{Cardoso1994AnaemiaID,
  title={Anaemia, iron deficiency and malaria in a rural community in Brazilian Amazon.},
  author={Maria L{\'u}cia Alves Pereira Cardoso and Marcelo U Ferreira and Luiz Marcelo Aranha de Camargo and Sophia Cornbluth Szarfarc},
  journal={European journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1994},
  volume={48 5},
  pages={326-32}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the incidence of anaemia, iron deficiency and malaria in a malaria-endemic community. DESIGN Three consecutive cross-sectional surveys (A, B and C) of the whole population made at 6-month intervals and malaria surveillance between the surveys. SETTING Urupá, a rural community in Western Brazilian Amazon. SUBJECTS 133 people of all age groups present in at least two cross-sectional surveys. INTERVENTIONS Anaemic patients received ferrous sulphate during 3 months… CONTINUE READING