International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Chemistry | Iraq | Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015 | Rating: 6.5 / 10

Laboratory Evalation of Iron Deficiency Animia in Pregnant Women in Diyala ?Iraq

Ehssan Nissiaf Jassim

Abstract: Anemia has multiple and varied causes, some of which known as Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) especially for women during the pregnancy period. The aims this study are determination of serum Iron and (Mn, Mg, Ca, Na and k) levels in a pregnant women's suffering from IDA, study the correlation of these metals to IDA. Seventy-five women with mean age 27.6years, 25pregnant women with normal pregnancy condition and suffering from IDA as a comparative group of preg-nancy. Serum iron level decreased in pregnant mother with IDA of pregnancy. Serum copper level was increased in healthy pregnant women compared with healthy non-pregnant group. Reduction in serum level of magnesium, manganese, calcium, and potassium of pregnant women with IDA. The findings indicated that the levels of the elements studied were affected (increase or reduction) by the state of IDA in pregnant woman, especially copper. Therefore, these elements could be used as laboratory markers for assessment of IDA during the pregnancy period.

Keywords: Iron Deficiency, trace elements, Anemia, pregnancy, Iraq

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015,

Pages: 104 - 112

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