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Title: Intestinal blood loss as an aggravating factor of iron deficiency in infants aged 9 to 12 months fed whole cow's milk
Authors: Fernandes, Sandra Maria Rodrigues [UNIFESP]
Morais, Mauro Batista de [UNIFESP]
Amancio, Olga Maria Silverio [UNIFESP]
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Keywords: breast feeding
bottle feeding
iron deficiency
occult blood
Issue Date: 1-Feb-2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Citation: Journal Of Clinical Gastroenterology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, v. 42, n. 2, p. 152-156, 2008.
Abstract: Goals: To verify the occurrence of occult intestinal blood loss and iron deficiency in infants aged 9 to 12 months.Study: A consecutive sample of 98 infants of the Pediatric Public Health Primary Care Unit in the town of Arapongas, Parana State, Brazil was involved in this cross-sectional study. Dietary history, hemoglobin, serum iron, transferrin saturation, ferritin, and an occult fecal blood loss investigation, by the immune chromatographic method specific for human hemoglobin were performed.Results
ISSN: 0192-0790
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