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Effects of iron status on pulmonary tuberculosis in response to directly observed treatment short course (DOTS)

*, Madan Gopal Rajan and Naik, Akshatha L and Hegde, Anupama and *, Puneeth A and Shenoy, Mamatha T and *, Shaheena Appan Parambath and Manjrekar, Poornima Ajay (2016) Effects of iron status on pulmonary tuberculosis in response to directly observed treatment short course (DOTS). Biomedicine, 36 (2). 015-021. ISSN 0970-2067

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Abstract

Background: Among the many micronutrients, iron has a significant role in the pathogenesis of tuberculosis. Contribution of iron status to the underlying anemia of chronic disease and its effects on the outcome is difficult to assess.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anemia of chronic disease; ferritin; iron deficiency anemia; iron status; pulmonary tuberculosis
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Biochemistry
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2017 09:11
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2017 09:11
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/148690

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