LABORATORY DIAGNOSIS OF IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA
Keywords:hypochromic anemia, metabolic processes, nutrient exchange, carbon dioxide.
Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) accounts for approximately 90% of all anemia cases. According to the World Health Organization, one in six men and one in three women in the world suffer from this form of anemia. Hemoglobin is a complex protein compound that reacts with oxygen molecules and contains iron trace elements, it is the basis of the transport of oxygen from the lungs to the tissues and vice versa, carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs in the body.