Iron Deficiency — Diagnosis and Therapy
In the case of a negative iron balance, the iron stores are reduced first; this can be seen from the measurement of ferritin. The concentration of active iron decreases only at a relatively late stage (as shown by the lower transferrin saturation or the higher transferrin receptor concentration).
KeywordsIron Deficiency Iron Deficiency Anemia Iron Store Ferritin Concentration Iron Therapy
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