Hemoglobin levels for determining anemia: new World Health Organization guidelines and adaptation of the national standard

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2024-06-21

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Gonzales GF. Hemoglobin levels for determining anemia: new World Health Organization guidelines and adaptation of the national standard. Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica [Internet]. 2024 Jun. 21 [cited 2024 Jul. 25];41(2):102-4. Available from: https://rpmesp.ins.gob.pe/index.php/rpmesp/article/view/13894

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