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Hepcidin screening to guide iron supplementation in African children

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Objectives: Hematologic and non-hematologic benefits from iron supplementation are chiefly seen in iron deficient individuals; concerns that iron might promote infection especially in non-iron deficient individuals have complicated global anemia control policies, particularly in malaria-endemic settings. Iron homeostasis, including intestinal absorption, is controlled by hepcidin. Hepcidin is regulated by iron, erythropoietic drive, and inflammation, suggesting its potential ... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.9734/EJNFS/2015/20879

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Paediatrics
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
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SCIENCEDOMAIN International Publisher's website
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European Journal of Nutrition and Food Safety Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
5
Pages:
400-401
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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EISSN:
2347-5641
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uuid:9d2d4f3b-d8d5-4889-bf2e-c6fb36a39957
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570029
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pubs:570029

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