Prevalance of iron deficiency in thalassemia minor: a study from tertiary hospital.

@article{Dolai2012PrevalanceOI,
  title={Prevalance of iron deficiency in thalassemia minor: a study from tertiary hospital.},
  author={Tuphan Kanti Dolai and K. S. Nataraj and Nidhi Dinesh Sinha and Sanjay Mishra and Maitreyee Bhattacharya and Malay Kumar Ghosh},
  journal={Indian journal of hematology & blood transfusion : an official journal of Indian Society of Hematology and Blood Transfusion},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={
          7-9
        }
}
Conflicting data are available about iron metabolism in thalassemia minors. As iron deficiency prevails largely in India, a study of 150 people was conducted to assess the iron level of β thalassemia minor. The study population comprises of 59 males and 91 female who either attended outdoor services and with diagnosed thalassemia minor by hemoglobin high performance liquid chromatography or were the parents (diagnosed thalassemia minor) of β Thalassemia patients visiting daycare services for… CONTINUE READING
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