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Do you know you have an iron deficiency with just hct?

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Dr. Kelty Baker
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In brief: Iron deficiency

Iron deficiency can be suspected by looking and the hematocrit and MCV (the size of the red cells), but it can only be accurately diagnosed by looking at iron, tibc, and ferritin levels.

In brief: Iron deficiency

Iron deficiency can be suspected by looking and the hematocrit and MCV (the size of the red cells), but it can only be accurately diagnosed by looking at iron, tibc, and ferritin levels.
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