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First aid page 358, says that in pregnancy or ocp use, TIBC is high, serum iron and ferritin are both normal, anyone has explanation please, my test in few days :sorry:
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In pregnancy as well as with ocp use , liver production of transferrin increases, serum fe is normal but increase in transferrin causes elevated iron binding capacity.... Hope that helps thanks..
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In pregnancy as well as with ocp use , liver production of transferrin increases, serum fe is normal but increase in transferrin causes elevated iron binding capacity.... Hope that helps thanks..
Wow I knew it was something really simple, but I guess my mind is a little anxious that I could not work it through. Thank you very much you just saved me
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