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Special Issue: Hemoglobin Concentration for Assessing Anemia

Edited by

Maria Nieves Garcia-Casal (World Health Organization) and Sant-Rayn Pasrichab (Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)

Special Issue: Hemoglobin Concentration for Assessing Anemia

Published: August 2019

Volume 1450

Published since 1824, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is the Academy’s premier scientific publication.

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Use and interpretation of hemoglobin concentrations for assessing anemia status in individuals and populations: results from a WHO technical meeting

Maria Nieves Garcia‐Casal, Sant‐Rayn Pasricha, Andrea J. Sharma, Juan Pablo Peña‐Rosas

Anemia epidemiology, pathophysiology, and etiology in low‐ and middle‐income countries

Camila M. Chaparro, Parminder S. Suchdev

Genetic variation influencing hemoglobin levels and risk for anemia across populations

Paloma K. Barrera‐Reyes, M. Elizabeth Tejero

Maternal hemoglobin concentrations across pregnancy and maternal and child health: a systematic review and meta‐analysis

Melissa F. Young, Brietta M. Oaks, Sonia Tandon, Reynaldo Martorell, Kathryn G. Dewey, Amanda S. Wendt

Effects of hemoglobin levels during pregnancy on adverse maternal and infant outcomes: a systematic review and meta‐analysis

Jenny Jung, Md. Mizanur Rahman, Md. Shafiur Rahman, Khin Thet Swe, Md. Rashedul Islam, Md. Obaidur Rahman, Shamima Akter

Effects of increased hemoglobin on child growth, development, and disease: a systematic review and meta‐analysis

Leila Margaret Larson, Julianne Nicole Kubes, Maria J. Ramírez‐Luzuriaga, Sarah Khishen, Anuraj H. Shankar, Elizabeth Leah Prado

Variation in hemoglobin across the life cycle and between males and females

Josh M. Jorgensen, Mayra Crespo‐Bellido, Kathryn G. Dewey

Measurement and interpretation of hemoglobin concentration in clinical and field settings: a narrative review

Crystal D. Karakochuk, Sonja Y. Hess, Denish Moorthy, Sorrel Namaste, Megan E. Parker, Aviva I. Rappaport, Rita Wegmüller, Omar Dary, the HEmoglobin MEasurement (HEME) Working Group

Methods and analyzers for hemoglobin measurement in clinical laboratories and field settings

Ralph D. Whitehead Jr., Zuguo Mei, Carine Mapango, Maria Elena D. Jefferds

Hemoglobin concentration and anemia diagnosis in venous and capillary blood: biological basis and policy implications

Lynnette M. Neufeld, Leila M. Larson, Anura Kurpad, Sheila Mburu, Reynaldo Martorell, Kenneth H. Brown



Reexamination of hemoglobin adjustments to define anemia: altitude and smoking

Andrea J. Sharma, O. Yaw Addo, Zuguo Mei, Parminder S. Suchdev

The increase in hemoglobin concentration with altitude varies among human populations

Max Gassmann, Heimo Mairbäurl, Leonid Livshits, Svenja Seide, Matthes Hackbusch, Monika Malczyk, Simone Kraut, Norina N. Gassmann, Norbert Weissmann, Martina U. Muckenthaler

Review of available evidence supporting different transfusion thresholds in different patient groups with anemia

Khai Li Chai, Merrole Cole‐Sinclair

Ethical and human rights considerations related to access to anemia diagnosis

Sheela S. Sinharoy, Jessica Fanzo

Exploring associations between water, sanitation, and anemia through 47 nationally representative demographic and health surveys

Monica T. Kothari, Amanda Coile, Arja Huestis, Tom Pullum, Dean Garrett, Cyril Engmann

Data needed to respond appropriately to anemia when it is a public health problem

Anne M. Williams, O. Yaw Addo, Scott D. Grosse, Nicholas J. Kassebaum, Zane Rankin, Katherine E. Ballesteros, Helen Elizabeth Olsen, Andrea J. Sharma, Maria Elena Jefferds, Zuguo Mei

Anemia in Bolivian children: a comparative analysis among three regions of different altitudes

Dilberth Cordero, Ana Maria Aguilar, Carmen Casanovas, Elizabeth Vargas, Chessa K. Lutter