Iron profiles of preterm infants at two months of chronological age

Background Preterm infants are vulnerable to iron deficiency (ID) due to lack of maternal iron stores, repeated phlebotomy, and the body’s increased demand for iron during growth. The risk of ID increases at 2 months of age, when hemoglobin (Hb) levels start to decrease. Adequacy of body iron level...

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Main Authors: Henny Adriani Puspitasari, Endang Windiastuti, Aryono Hendarto
Format: Article
Published: Indonesian Pediatric Society Publishing House 2017-01-01
Series:Paediatrica Indonesiana
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