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Prevalence and associated risk factors of anemia among HIV infected children attending Gondar university hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study.

Authors
  • Enawgaw, Bamlaku
  • Alem, Meseret
  • Melku, Mulugeta
  • Addis, Zelalem
  • Terefe, Betelihem
  • Yitayew, Gashaw
Type
Published Article
Journal
BMC hematology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2015
Volume
15
Pages
12–12
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/s12878-015-0032-6
PMID: 26413303
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

The majority of HIV positive children in Northwest Ethiopia have a mild type of anemia and the increase in prevalence of anemia is due to being on cotrimoxazole and eating green leafy vegetables. Therefore, early diagnosis and treatment of anemia is essential in these patients.

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