Effect of Severe Maternal Iron Deficiency Anemia on Neonatal Platelet Indices.

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of maternal iron deficiency anemia (IDA) on fetal thrombopoiesis. METHODS In this prospective observational study, maternal and cord blood iron status parameters (serum iron, serum ferritin, total iron-binding capacity, and transferrin saturation), and platelet indices, such as, absolute platelet count (APC), mean platelet… (More)