Iron stores assessed in blood donors by hematofluorometry

J. Raftos*, M. Schuller, V. A. Lovric

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Abstract

Body iron stores in blood donors were assessed using front‐face fluorometric assays of erythrocyte protoporphyrin/heme ratios. Comparison was made with hemoglobin levels and serum ferritin assays. Erythrocyte protoporphyrin/heme assays provide quick and reliable information about possible underlying iron deficiency in the absence of anemia, particularly in regular blood donors. 1983 AABB.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)226-228
Number of pages3
JournalTransfusion
Volume23
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1983

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