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Expression of the Iron Hormone Hepcidin Distinguishes Different Types of Anemia in African Children

Sant-Rayn Pasricha, Sarah H. Atkinson, Andrew E. Armitage, Shivani Khandwala, Jacobien Veenemans, Sharon E. Cox, Lucy A. Eddowes, Theodore Hayes, Conor P. Doherty, Ayse Y. Demir, Edwin Tijhaar, Hans Verhoef, Andrew M. Prentice,* Hal Drakesmith*

*Corresponding author. E-mail: hdrakes@hammer.imm.ox.ac.uk (H.D.); andrew.prentice@lshtm.ac.uk (A.M.P.)

Published 7 May 2014, Sci. Transl. Med. 6, 235re3 (2014)
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3008249

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  • Fig. S1. Stability of the performance of hepcidin as an index of iron deficiency in children of different sex, age, wasting, anemia, malaria, or hemoglobinopathy status.
  • Fig. S2. Comparison of characteristics of hepcidin with other indices of iron status.
  • Fig. S3. Hepcidin compared to other indices as a test for >20% of EII.
  • Table S1. Characteristics of the Gambia-2003, Gambia-2001, Tanzania-2008, and combined Gambia-2001/Tanzania-2008 study populations.
  • Table S2. Cutoffs for hepcidin to diagnose iron deficiency and distinguish iron deficiency anemia from anemia of inflammation/infection.

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