Micronutrient deficiencies in the aetiology of anaemia in a rural area in The Gambia.

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Early studies in a rural community in The Gambia led to reports of anaemia in certain sections of the population. More recent investigations concerned with identifying micronutrient deficiencies have elaborated these earlier findings. The major determinant of anaemia is an iron deficiency, leading to a microcytic hypochromic haematological picture. However… (More)

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@article{Powers1987MicronutrientDI, title={Micronutrient deficiencies in the aetiology of anaemia in a rural area in The Gambia.}, author={Hilary J. Powers and C. J. Bates}, journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene}, year={1987}, volume={81 3}, pages={421-5} }