The Donation Interval of 56 Days Requires Extension to 180 Days for Whole Blood Donors to Recover From Changes in Iron Metabolism

Blood. 2016 Oct 27;128(17):2185-2188. doi: 10.1182/blood-2016-04-709451. Epub 2016 Sep 1.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Randomized Controlled Trial

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Anemia, Iron-Deficiency / blood
  • Anemia, Iron-Deficiency / drug therapy
  • Anemia, Iron-Deficiency / rehabilitation*
  • Blood Donors*
  • Donor Selection / methods*
  • Female
  • Ferritins / blood
  • Hemoglobins / analysis
  • Hemoglobins / metabolism
  • Humans
  • Iron / administration & dosage
  • Iron / metabolism*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Recovery of Function*
  • Time Factors

Substances

  • Hemoglobins
  • Ferritins
  • Iron