Iron studies in patients with sickle cell disease.

  title={Iron studies in patients with sickle cell disease.},
  author={Olayide A Oluboyede and Oluade A. Ajayi and A A Adeyokunnu},
  journal={African journal of medicine and medical sciences},
  volume={10 1-2},
The prevalence of iron deficiency anaemia during the first three decades of life was investigated in eighty-five patients with SS and SC haemoglobins. The parameters used were the haematocrit, serum iron, total iron binding capacity (TIBC), percentage saturation of transferrin and availability of iron in the bone marrow. The mean haematocrit values were… CONTINUE READING