publication . Article . 2014

Ferrocinetic patterns in beta-thalassemia minor

FJ Pérez-Blanco; MJ Jiménez-Jiménez; A Martín-Fernández;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 30 Apr 2014
  • Publisher: Real Academia de Medicina y Cirugía de Andalucía Oriental; Universidad de Granada
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
Aims: To study the parameters of iron metabolism in beta-thalassemia minor. Material and methods: Fifty-eight subjects (30 males and 28 females) from 18 to 72 years diagnosed as having beta-thalassemia minor were studied. Thirty males and 28 females with the same age range were studied as controls. The hematological study was carried out using a Coulter Counter. The biochemical study was done with Hitachi. Hemoglobin A2 was analyzed through cellogel electrophoresis. Iron was measured with 1,10-phenanthroline (ß), transferrin through nephelometry, and ferritin through immunoassay. Results: Mean corpuscular volume and mean corpuscular hemoglobin in males and femal...
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free text keywords: Beta-talasemia minor, Hierro, Ferritina, Transferrina, Beta-thalasemia minor, Iron, Ferritin, Transferrin, Normal serum iron, Mean corpuscular volume, medicine.diagnostic_test, medicine, biology.protein, biology, Hemoglobin A2, Mean corpuscular hemoglobin, Gynecology, medicine.medical_specialty, Elevated serum ferritin, Unconjugated bilirubin, business.industry, business, Decreased mean corpuscular volume
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