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International Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Research


Comparison of iron status markers in iron deficiency anemia and anemia of chronic kidney diseases


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Author Details : Veena A, Astagimath MN*

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2019

Article Page : 247-250


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Abstract

Introduction: There are few studies on comparison of iron status markers between anemia due to iron deficiency and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.
Objective: To study iron status markers in iron deficiency anemia and anemia of chronic kidney diseases and compare them.
Materials and Methods: A Hospital based cross sectional comparative study was carried out among 60 study subjects over a period of one year. 30 of them were having anemia due to iron deficiency and 30 of them were having anemia due to chronic kidney disease. 5 ml venous blood was collected with all universal precautions from all cases and controls. Total iron binding capacity (TIBC), serum iron, and serum ferritin were assessed among cases of IDA and healthy controls using standard methods only.
Results: Hemoglobin percentage in IDA and anemia of CKD is not significant, where as serum iron, TIBC, serum ferritin and transferrin saturation percentage are significant in IDA group when compared to anemia in CKD group. But the severity of anemia as measured by hemoglobin level was more in patients with CKD.
Conclusion: The severity of anemia was more in patients with chronic kidney disease compared to patients with anemia due to iron deficiency.

Keywords: Iron status markers, Anemia, Comparison, Diagnosis, Severity.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijcbr.2019.055

How to cite : Veena A, Astagimath Mn, Comparison of iron status markers in iron deficiency anemia and anemia of chronic kidney diseases. Int J Clin Biochem Res 2019;6(2):247-250

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