oa South African Medical Journal - Nutritional anaemia in early pregnancy in the South African Bantu: Therapetic considerations with special reference to intramuscular iron and the effect of iron therapy on tests of folate nutrition

Volume 40, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A limited trial of oral iron, intramuscular iron-dextran, and oral folic acid was undertaken in a group of anaemic pregnant Bantu patients, whose attendance at antenatal clinics is often erratic.

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