Iron status of inner-city elementary school children: lack of correlation between anemia and iron deficiency.

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The iron status of 103 inner-city third and fourth graders was evaluated. These children had significantly lower hemoglobin concentrations and significantly higher serum ferritin concentrations than values previously reported. Mean erythrocyte protoporphyrin concentrations agree with previous results whereas mean corpuscular volume was significantly lower… (More)

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@article{Tershakovec1991IronSO, title={Iron status of inner-city elementary school children: lack of correlation between anemia and iron deficiency.}, author={Andrew M. Tershakovec and Scott Weller}, journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition}, year={1991}, volume={54 6}, pages={1071-6} }