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Clinical Study

Hematological Indices for Differential Diagnosis of Beta Thalassemia Trait and Iron Deficiency Anemia

Table 1

Hematological and biochemical date of study groups.

β-TT ( : 154)
IDA ( : 136)
Range Mean ± SD Range Mean ± SD

Hb (g/dL) total9–11.4610.39 ± 0.698.7–11.4210.23 ± 0.95
RBC (× /L)4.34–6.545.56 ± 0.43.45–6.334.84 ± 0.59
MCV (fL)52.1–7160.11 ± 3.4945.3–79.5367.49 ± 7.14
MCH (pg)16.3–23.818.9 ± 1.3713.65–27.721.33 ± 3.09
RDW (%)13.9–24.6316.76 ± 1.8312.5–28.6617.4 ± 3.48
SI (µg/dL)20–19476.6 ± 29.24.6–31.223.74 ± 9.48
SIBC (µg/dL)257–472339 ± 40.47279–495392 ± 41.74
TS (%)5.5–55.222.88 ± 8.70.9–8.76.1 ± 2.6
Ferritin (ng/mL)11.2–9633.75 ± 22.91.1–11.27.54 ± 3.2

β-TT: beta thalassemia trait; IDA: iron deficiency anemia; Hb: hemoglobin; RBC: red blood cell; MCV: mean corpuscular volume; MCH: mean corpuscular hemoglobin; RDW: red blood cell distribution width; SI: serum iron; SIBC: serum iron binding capacity; TS: transferrin saturation.

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