Article

Iron status and anaemia of chronic disease in HIV-infected African women in Mangaung, Bloemfontein

Published in: South African Family Practice
Volume 52, issue 1, 2010 , pages: 55–59
DOI: 10.1080/20786204.2010.10873936
Author(s): CM WalshDepartment of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health Sciences,, Z HattinghDepartment of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health Sciences,, FJ VeldmanFibrinogen Unit,, CJ BesterDepartment of Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences,

Abstract

Background: Anaemia occurs widely among people living with HIV/AIDS. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of HIV status on iron status, more specifically to investigate the nutritional health of women between 25 and 44 years of age.

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