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Lactoferrin (Lf) is a mammalian cationic iron binding glycoprotein belonging to the transferrin family which was discovered 70 years ago, and isolated simultaneously from human and bovine milks in 1960. It is widely distributed in all biological fluids and is also expressed by immune cells, which release it under stimulation by pathogens
Iron Deficiency Anemia Treatment
Lactoferrin Bovine, Ferrous Sulfate
Published on BioPortfolio: 2020-02-17T18:20:57-0500
The main drawbacks with oral iron are side-effects, poor compliance, and limited absorption from the gut. It has become very apparent gastrointestinal intolerance with oral iron therapy is...
This study evaluates the efficacy and tolerability of lactoferrin in contrast to ferrous sulphate in the context of iron deficiency anemia with pregnancy. Half of participants will receiv...
The scope of this study is to compare the efficacy of the new oral formulation of Fe-ASP to oral ferrous sulfate in patients with iron deficiency anemia (IDA) for the restoration of decrea...
130 pregnant women with Iron deficiency anemia, in the 2nd trimester (microcytic hypochromic anemia, hemoglobin range from 9-10.5g/dl, serum ferritin less than 12 ng/ml), from the outpatie...
This study aims to compare the efficacy of lactoferrin versus iron supplementation versus two combined supplementation on iron deficiency anemia in female medical Ain Shams students by usi...
To compare the therapeutic efficacy of Ferrous ascorbate (FA) and Iron polymaltose complex (IPC) in Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in children.
Iron deficiency is a major cause of anemia in older people. Increasing the knowledge on the predictors of iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) may facilitate its timely diagnosis.
Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is the most prevalent and treatable form of anemia worldwide. The clinical management of patients with IDA requires a comprehensive understanding of the many etiologies th...
Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is a major worldwide public health problem. This is due to its prevalence among infants, children, adolescents, pregnant and reproductive age women. Ferrous sulfate (FeSO)...
The AABB Choosing Wisely Campaign recommends "don't transfuse for iron deficiency without hemodynamic instability". However, the management of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in the emergency department ...
Anemia characterized by decreased or absent iron stores, low serum iron concentration, low transferrin saturation, and low hemoglobin concentration or hematocrit value. The erythrocytes are hypochromic and microcytic and the iron binding capacity is increased.
Iron or iron compounds used in foods or as food. Dietary iron is important in oxygen transport and the synthesis of the iron-porphyrin proteins hemoglobin, myoglobin, cytochromes, and cytochrome oxidase. Insufficient amounts of dietary iron can lead to iron-deficiency anemia.
Anemia characterized by a decrease in the ratio of the weight of hemoglobin to the volume of the erythrocyte, i.e., the mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration is less than normal. The individual cells contain less hemoglobin than they could have under optimal conditions. Hypochromic anemia may be caused by iron deficiency from a low iron intake, diminished iron absorption, or excessive iron loss. It can also be caused by infections or other diseases, therapeutic drugs, lead poisoning, and other conditions. (Stedman, 25th ed; from Miale, Laboratory Medicine: Hematology, 6th ed, p393)
An iron-binding protein in plasma and secretions (milk, mucus, bile), secreted by leukocytes. It is an important component of GRANULOCYTES. It is bacteriostatic, working by depriving bacteria of iron essential for growth.
A compound given in the treatment of conditions associated with zinc deficiency such as acrodermatitis enteropathica. Externally, zinc sulfate is used as an astringent in lotions and eye drops. (Reynolds JEF(Ed): Martindale: The Extra Pharmacopoeia (electronic version). Micromedex, Inc, Englewood, CO, 1995)
Biological therapy involves the use of living organisms, substances derived from living organisms, or laboratory-produced versions of such substances to treat disease. Some biological therapies for cancer use vaccines or bacteria to stimulate the body&rs...