Iron status in a group of Norwegian menstruating women.


Serum ferritin was determined in 170 healthy Norwegian women (18-48 years; median age 36 years) including 23 blood donors. In women with serum ferritin less than or equal to 20 micrograms/l haemoglobin, serum iron and total iron binding capacity were determined. Women using oral contraceptives were excluded. Information was collected on use of contraceptive… (More)


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@article{BorchIohnsen1990IronSI, title={Iron status in a group of Norwegian menstruating women.}, author={Berit Borch-Iohnsen and Helle Margrete Meltzer and Vigdis Stenberg and T A Reinskou}, journal={European journal of clinical nutrition}, year={1990}, volume={44 1}, pages={23-8} }