Revista de Saúde Pública
versión impresa ISSN 0034-8910
SZARFARC, Sophia Cornbluth. Hematological study of pregnant women and newborn children. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1974, vol.8, n.4, pp. 369-374. ISSN 0034-8910. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101974000400003.
The present paper was planned to study prevalence of iron deficiency in a group of women at delivery and newborn children of comparable social and economic status. The biochemical survey included hemoglobin concentration, packed cell volume, serum iron and iron binding capacity. The results showed a prevalence of anemia of 52,3% for the women and 21,0% for the newborn. Iron administration, at specialized services would be a sound prophylactic measure.
Palabras llave : Iron deficiency; Hematological study; Pregnancy women; Newborn children.