Anemia

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Anemia of pregnancy

  •  :<11g/dl in 1st & 3rd trimester
  •  :<10.5g/dl in 2nd trimester. (A cut off of 11 may be reasonable for all trimesters, AA may be 0.8g/dl less)
  •  : Labs: CBC, Iron Indices, Reticulocyte Count. Calculate RI (Reticulocyte index Calc
Iron Def anemia (Ferritin (Lo <15), TIBC (Hi), Fe/TIBC (<18%), Serum Iron (Lo))
Mentzer index for children (MCV/red blood cell count) > 13


REferences
  1. WHO
  2. CDC
  3. AAFP Anemia
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