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The significance of soluble transferrin receptors in diagnosing iron deficiency anemia

Published Online: 30 Sep 2015
Page range: 275 - 283
Received: 12 Feb 2015
Accepted: 21 Jul 2015
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Introduction. In recent years, determination of soluble transferrin receptor levels has been emerging as a test that can reliably indicate iron deficiency in various states, and that is non-invasive and easy to use. The aim of this study was: to determine reference values of soluble transferrin receptor concentrations in serums in our population, to examine the reliability of this method in the diagnosis of anemia due to iron deficiency and associated iron deficiency in anemia accompanying malignant hemopathies, and to identify possible limitations of the test in certain conditions.

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