Iron deficiency in Helicobacter pylori infected patients in Baghdad

@inproceedings{Jasem2012IronDI,
  title={Iron deficiency in Helicobacter pylori infected patients in Baghdad},
  author={Meroj A. Jasem and Alia A. Al-Ubaidi and Najah M. Daood and Jenan A. Muhsin},
  year={2012}
}
  • Meroj A. Jasem, Alia A. Al-Ubaidi, +1 author Jenan A. Muhsin
  • Published 2012
Objectives: Recent studies have suggested an association of Helicobacter pylori and iron deficiency (ID). Materials and methods: To examine an association between H.pylori infection and ID, blood sampling and a data collection survey were performed in 78 H.pylori infected patients and 22 healthy subjects as control. Serum ferritin and iron were measured by ELISA and direct enzymatic method techniques respectively. Results: The result showed that 24 of the patients (30.7%) have serum ferritin… CONTINUE READING