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dc.contributor.authorKolahi, S
dc.contributor.authorFarzin, H
dc.contributor.authorKhoshbaten, M
dc.date.accessioned2018-08-26T08:57:18Z
dc.date.available2018-08-26T08:57:18Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.urihttp://dspace.tbzmed.ac.ir:8080/xmlui/handle/123456789/54556
dc.description.abstractAim: Hypochromic microcytic anemia included iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) and thalassemia is a worldwide problem with easy treatment and important unwanted symptoms that widely prevalent in Iran. Methods: Present study was undertaken to find prevalence of hypochromic microcytic anemia in Tabriz, Iran. Citizen of Tabriz were taken up for study after they gave a written consent. Subjects were given a questionnaire to elicit anemia related symptoms. Blood counts were done by electronic counter and serum ferritin was assayed by Elisa, MCV(Mean Cell Volume), MCH (Mean Cell Hb), hemoglobin electrophoresis and TIBC (Total Iron Binding Capacity) were done. Results: Prevalence of anemia, iron deficiency anemia and minor thalasemia in women was 9.7%, 7%, 1%, respectively, and in men was 9.7%, 2%, 5%. Conclusion: There was not any significant association between MCV and sex. IDA was more common in women and minor thalasemia was more common in men.
dc.language.isoEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofEuropean Journal of General Medicine
dc.subjectferritin
dc.subjecthemoglobin
dc.subjectadult
dc.subjectarticle
dc.subjectblood cell count
dc.subjectblood sampling
dc.subjectelectrophoresis
dc.subjectfemale
dc.subjectferritin blood level
dc.subjecthuman
dc.subjectinformed consent
dc.subjectIran
dc.subjectiron deficiency anemia
dc.subjectmajor clinical study
dc.subjectmale
dc.subjectprevalence
dc.subjectquestionnaire
dc.subjectsymptom
dc.subjectthalassemia minor
dc.titleHypochromic microcytic anemia in northwestern of Tabriz, Iran
dc.typeArticle
dc.citation.volume5
dc.citation.issue3
dc.citation.spage178
dc.citation.epage180
dc.citation.indexScopus


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