Effects of smoking on hemoglobin and erythrocytes sedimentation rate and its association with ABO blood groups
Context: “Smoking causes variation in different parameters of blood like hemoglobin (Hb) and erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR).” Continuous exposure to carbon monoxide leads to the formation of carboxyhemoglobin, an inactive form of Hb with no oxygen-carrying capacity; carboxyhemoglobin also lead...
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Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
|Series:||Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology|