Iron, Anemia, and Iron Deficiency Anemia among Young Children in the United States

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Gupta, Priya M. ; Perrine, Cria G. ; Mei, Zuguo ; Scanlon, Kelley S. (2016)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Nutrients, volume 8, issue 6 (issn: 2072-6643, eissn: 2072-6643)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4924171, doi: 10.3390/nu8060330
  • Subject: Nutrition. Foods and food supply | TX341-641 | NHANES | iron deficiency | Communication | anemia
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Iron deficiency and anemia are associated with impaired neurocognitive development and immune function in young children. Total body iron, calculated from serum ferritin and soluble transferrin receptor concentrations, and hemoglobin allow for monitoring of the iron and... View more
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