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SAMJ: South African Medical Journal

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SCHAPKAITZ, E; BULDEO, S  and  MAHLANGU, J N. Diagnosis of iron deficiency anaemia in hospital patients: Use of the reticulocyte haemoglobin content to differentiate iron deficiency anaemia from anaemia of chronic disease. SAMJ, S. Afr. med. j. [online]. 2016, vol.106, n.1, pp.53-54. ISSN 2078-5135.

The diagnosis of iron deficiency anaemia in hospital patients with chronic infections and inflammation presents a challenge. Recently laboratory tests such as the reticulocyte haemoglobin content, which are independent of infection and inflammation, have become available for routine diagnostic use.

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