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Increased transfer of iron to the fetus after total dose infusion of iron dextran during pregnancy.
  1. D Bingham,
  2. M M Khalaf,
  3. G Walters,
  4. J T Whicher


    After total dose infusion of iron dextran to 14 pregnant women the saturation of transferrin and the concentration of ferritin were increased in the cord blood at birth, compared with untreated cases. These changes suggest that the fetal iron stores may be increased by such treatment.

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