Introduction: Anemia is most prevalent health problem in our country in all age group and present in both men and women. Women of reproductive age group are most vulnerable for anemia.
Objectives: This study was to find out the present status and the prevalence of anemia cases in our hospital which is tertiary care health centre.
Methodology: This study was undertaken at the medical college hospital. A total of 650 cases of anemia were studied over a period of one year between January 2018 and December 2018. In all cases blood sample were collected in EDTA vaccute and Hb estimation and other findings were obtained from automated hematology analyzer and Peripheral smear examination was also done.
Results: Out of total 650 anemic samples were from female patients and were from male patients. Majority of cases of anemia were having blood picture of microcytic hypochromic type.
Conclusion: Females having more number of anemic cases and most them are preventable with early diagnosis, proper nutrition and awareness about their cause.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Atul V Shrivastava, Dr. Cherry K Shah. A study of anemia cases presented at OPD of a tertiary care hospital. Int J Clin Diagn Pathol 2019;2(2):138-140. DOI: 10.33545/pathol.2019.v2.i2c.91