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Folate-deficiency anemia

  • Prevention

    Good dietary intake of folate in high-risk individuals, and folic acid supplementation during pregnancy may help prevent this anemia.


    References

    Antony AC. Megoblastic anemias. In: Hoffman R, Benz EJ, Shattil SS, et al., eds. Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone; 2008:chap 39.

    Kaferie J, Strzoda CE. Evaluation of macrocytosis. Am Fam Physician. 2009;79:203-208.