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Volume 2012, Article ID 646201, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/646201
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Prevalence of Anaemia and Evaluation of Transferrin Receptor (sTfR) in the Diagnosis of Iron Deficiency in the Hospitalized Elderly Patients: Anaemia Clinical Studies in Chile

1Hematology Unit, Institute of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Austral de Chile, Bueras 1003 CP 5090000 Valdivia, Chile
2Institute of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile

Received 24 October 2011; Revised 7 February 2012; Accepted 29 February 2012

Academic Editor: Lodovico Balducci

Copyright © 2012 Mauricio López-Sierra et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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